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Swimmer Hall
10/18/2005 —

November 7, 2005 - 7:00 pm

Swimmer Hall, Williams Bldg.

Incident at Oglala (1992) - Host: Dr. Rodger Henderson

A documentary by Michael Apted, about Leonard Peltier, American Indian Movement activist convicted of killing a Federal agent at the Pine Ridge reservation in 1975.  The movie argues that Peltier was framed and raises disturbing questions about relations between the Federal government and Indian communities.  Rated R  100 Minutes.

November 10, 2005 - 7:00 pm

Swimmer Hall, Williams Bldg.

Smoke Signals (1998) - Host: Melanie Thomas

The first major movie to be completely written, acted, and directed by native Americans, tells the story of Victor Joseph and Thomas-Builds-the-Fire who set out to discover their path and past in modern America.  Directed by Chris Eyre, based on stories by Sherman Alexie Rated PG 88 Minutes.

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