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AFI Movie Club Rewind: DRUNKTOWN’S FINEST

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on November 6,  2020. Set on a Navajo reservation, DRUNKTOWN’S FINEST, directed by Sydney Freeland, follows the intertwined lives of three young Native Americans – a soon-to-be father who is about to start basic training, an adopted daughter of Christian missionaries and a transgender...

AFI Movie Club: An Exclusive Conversation With Director Chris Eyre on Native American Identity in the Movies

In honor of Native American Heritage Day, AFI Movie Club hosts an exclusive conversation on Native American identity in the movies with award-winning director and producer Chris Eyre and AFI Conservatory Fellows. Eyre – a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Nations – made his theatrical directing debut with SMOKE SIGNALS, which was selected…

AFI Movie Club: DRUNKTOWN’S FINEST

Set on a Navajo reservation, DRUNKTOWN’S FINEST, directed by Sydney Freeland, follows the intertwined lives of three young Native Americans – a soon-to-be father who is about to start basic training, an adopted daughter of Christian missionaries and a transgender beauty pageant contestant.  Click Here to Find Out How to Watch DRUNKTOWN’S FINEST Now DRUNKTOWN’S…

AFI Movie Club: SMOKE SIGNALS

SMOKE SIGNALS marked the theatrical debut of director Chris Eyre – a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Nations – and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”  Click Here to Find Out How to Watch SMOKE SIGNALS Now SMOKE SIGNALS – Reelgood Watch Wes Studi…
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