In honor of National Native American Heritage Month and the tribes and bands who make their homes along the Willamette and Columbia rivers, the Multnomah County Library and Hollywood Theatre - with support from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and the Native American Youth and Family Center - co-present the first annual PDX (Pretty Damn X-traordinary) Native Film Night! Co-programmed by the Hollywood's community programmer Anthony Hudson (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) and the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation's Francene Blythe (Navajo, Sioux, Cherokee), this special event showcases the diversity of Native peoples, perspectives, and stories from across the Northern Continent with a documentary screening of NATURE TO NATIONS from PBS' NATIVE AMERICA, panel discussion, and short films by Indigenous filmmakers.
Short films include:
“Aisitsimsta (Imagination),” Mecca Bullchild
“Jáaji Approx,” Sky Hoplinka
“Missing Indigenous,” LaRonn Katchia
“Mud - Hashtł'ishnii,” Shaandiin Tome
“Smoke Break,” Sally Kewayosh
“The Last Day,” Chase Hall
“The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets,” Adam Khalil, Zack Khalil, Jackson Polys
Guest Passes: this event is FREE for all ages, but secure your spot in the theatre by getting a ticket today.