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SMOKE SIGNALS film still of Evan Adams and Adam Beach

SMOKE SIGNALS (1998) – AFI Movie Club

Written by Spokane-Coeur d’Alene author Sherman Alexie, who adapted a story from his own 1993 collection, “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven,” SMOKE SIGNALS (1998) 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...
A blog post image featuring the title of the Fourth of July Movie Guide. The title is placed over a film still from NOMADLAND: Fern (Frances McDormand) is walking across an open field holding a lantern. The clouds, set against a blue-ish gray sky, are a tinged dark orange from the setting sun.

Fourth of July Movie Guide: American Landscapes Onscreen

To mark the Fourth of July holiday, AFI is celebrating the urban and rural iconography representing the vast diversity of landscapes across the United States. We recognize the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage from sea to shining sea, captured in the following powerful films that have been named to our AFI lists, honored with...
Smoke Signals Film Still - Adam Beach and Irene Bedard

AFI Movie Club: Native American Heritage Day SMOKE SIGNALS

SMOKE SIGNALS (1998) 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.” Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SMOKE SIGNALS SMOKE SIGNALS -...
Native American Identity in the Movies Still - Chris Eyre

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…
Smoke Signals Film Still - Adam Beach and Irene Bedard

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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