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Capilano Universe Lecture Series: Rise and rise of Indigenous cinema around the world
April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pmFree
How did we get from being portrayed as “savages” to award-winning Indigenous storytelling? Who were the movers and shakers who paved the way? Grab your popcorn to join David Geary and a special guest.
For the longest time the movies cast Indigenous People as racist stereotypes and exotic set-dressing. The endless stream of white saviours and cultural appropriation lead to calls for “Nothing about us without us” from the Indigenous community.