Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood “Indian”

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library
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2:00 PM, Sunday, May 12, 2019
Location: Federal Way (click for map)

“Reel Injun” is an entertaining and insightful look at the portrayals of Native Americans throughout the history of Hollywood cinema. The film chronicles the journey of Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond as he travels throughout the heartland of America learning about the myths that create an understanding – or misunderstanding – of Native Americans. Seattle-based film critic, Lance Rhoades, will facilitate the discussion.

“Reel Injun” is part of the program, Meaningful Movies Matinee, a social justice documentary film and discussion series aimed at educating and engaging the Federal Way community every second Sunday.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Federal Way Libraries.

Release Year: 2010

Running Time: 93

Director: Catherine Bainbridge & Neil Diamond

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