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Briscoe Western Art Museum will present a Native Film Series Double Feature

  • Navajo Talking Picture (1986/40 min./NR) - Filmmaker Arlene Bowman documents her grandmother’s traditional lifestyle on the Reservation in spite of her forceful objections to her invasion of privacy, raising issues of “insider/outsider” status.
  • Miss Navajo (2007/58 min./NR) - Following a young woman and her quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, this film explores the role of women and tradition in Diné (Navajo) culture.

Dr. Dustin Tahmahkera (Comanche Nation), Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, curated the series and will lead a discussion after the screening.

Briscoe Western Art Museum will present a Native Film Series Double Feature

  • Navajo Talking Picture (1986/40 min./NR) - Filmmaker Arlene Bowman documents her grandmother’s traditional lifestyle on the Reservation in spite of her forceful objections to her invasion of privacy, raising issues of “insider/outsider” status.
  • Miss Navajo (2007/58 min./NR) - Following a young woman and her quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, this film explores the role of women and tradition in Diné (Navajo) culture.

Dr. Dustin Tahmahkera (Comanche Nation), Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, curated the series and will lead a discussion after the screening.

Briscoe Western Art Museum will present a Native Film Series Double Feature

  • Navajo Talking Picture (1986/40 min./NR) - Filmmaker Arlene Bowman documents her grandmother’s traditional lifestyle on the Reservation in spite of her forceful objections to her invasion of privacy, raising issues of “insider/outsider” status.
  • Miss Navajo (2007/58 min./NR) - Following a young woman and her quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, this film explores the role of women and tradition in Diné (Navajo) culture.

Dr. Dustin Tahmahkera (Comanche Nation), Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, curated the series and will lead a discussion after the screening.

WHEN

WHERE

The Briscoe Western Art Museum
210 W. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
http://www.briscoemuseum.org/programs-events/native-film-series

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Admission is free.
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