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Fayette Fall Film Festival

Swimmer Hall
10/18/2005 —

October 24, 2005 - 7:00 pm

Swimmer Hall, Williams Bldg.

Black Robe (1991) - Host John Riddle

A critically acclaimed yet controversial film about the misguided and often brutal encounters between French missionaries and the Iroquois during the Canadian colonial era.  Directed by Bruce Beresford.  Rated R  101 minutes.

October 27, 2005 - 7:00 pm

Swimmer Hall, Williams Bldg.

The Searchers (1956) - Host Mary Ann Walters

John Ford's western masterpiece, and perhaps John Wayne's best film.  In telling the story of a white girl raised by Indians, Ford's film addressed forcefully American attitudes on miscegenation and racism.

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