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AFTER 9/11

AVE MARIA: XX CENTURY

BLACK HAWK'S FINAL RESTING PLACE

BLACK KISS: LIVE AT THE VIPER ROOM

BUNEE: THE BOY FROM CONSTANTA

FERGUSON 365

FIRST ENCOUNTER

FOR WANDA

RAISED IN THE SOUTH OF NORMAL

STRUGGLE AND HOPE

THE GULLAH PROJECT

WE LOVE COWS

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AFTER 9/11

FILMMAKER: Ranjit Koka

24 minutes

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This Documentary film explains what happened after 9/11 with the first responders and their families






Saturday, April 23
10:00 AM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA



Screens with SHORT DOCS:
A WORTHY FIGHT
LOOKING FOR TROUBLE
SEEKING REFUGE: THE STORY OF CLEMENT MUBUNGIRWA
BULLETS OF TEARS
WE LOVE COWS

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AVE MARIA: XX CENTURY

FILMMAKERS: Harrison Asen, Igor Runov

22 minutes
Music, Experimental Documentary, History

The 20th century was one of the cruelest and bloodiest in human history. Its legacy is still with us. Maybe 3 simple stories__told by different women, accompanied by the heavenly aria of "Ave Maria" will help us understand who we are today and where we are heading.



Friday, April 22
7 PM
ANTIOCH FELLOWSHIP HALL



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BLACK HAWK'S FINAL RESTING PLACE

FILMMAKER: Russ Fry

27 minutes
Documentary

Black Hawk fought and lost a war in 1832 as he tried to retake his homeland. he died in 1838. His grave was robbed the following year. The history books say his remains were destroyed in 1853 in a fire at Burlington, Iowa_-The history books are wrong.







Saturday, April 23
ROXY THEATRE



Screens with Native Vision Shorts:
THE IROQUOIS CREATION STORY
BLACKKISS-LIVE AT THE VIPER ROOM
FIRST ENCOUNTER

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BLACKKISS: LIVE AT THE VIPER ROOM
FILMMAKER: Derrick LaMere
35 minutes

Native Music Documentary
In December, 2015, Pete Sands AKA BlackKiss, became the first Native American act to play at the world famous Viper Room in Los Angeles.


Saturday, April 23
10 AM
ROXY THEATRE



Screens with Native Vision Shorts:
BLACK HAWK'S FINAL RESTING PLACE
THE IROQUOIS CREATION STORY
FIRST ENCOUNTER

CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW TRAILER
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BUNEE: THE BOY FROM CONSTANTA

FILMMAKER: Bunee Tomlinson

15 minutes

Family History
From orphanage in Constanta, Romania to Award-winning Filmmaker in Oklahoma.



Saturday, April 23
1 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA



Screens with Short Docs:
FOR WANDA
THE PRISONER'S VOICE
RAISED IN THE SOUTH OF NORMAL

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FERGUSON 365

FILMMAKER: Christopher Phillips

15 minutes

This documentary provides context of how the divided suburb of Ferguson erupted in social unrest in response to the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown Jr. With unique local's viewpoint and unprecendented access, Christopher uncovers the untold perspective of Ferguson natives, the wedge separating them from law enforcement and local government and following the Black Lives Matters Movement across the country.



Saturday, April 23
3:30 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA

Screens with:
THE GULLAH PROJECT
STRUGGLE AND HOPE
THE MAN BEHIND THE FACES: AN INTERVIEW WITH TYREE GUYTON

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FIRST ENCOUNTER

FILMMAKERS: Brad Clonch, Philip Sullivan

24 minutes

War, Action History Documentary



1st Encounter portrays the interaction between Spanish Conquistador Hernando de Soto and the Native Americans of the North American continent, in particular, the Chickasaw in the 1540's.

Saturday, April 23
10 AM
ROXY THEATRE



Screens with:
THE IROQUOIS CREATION STORY
BLACKKISS-LIVE AT THE VIPER ROOM
BLACK HAWK'S FINAL RESTING PLACE

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FOR WANDA

FILMMAKER: Nathaniel Carter

16 minutes

Family Adventure, Faith Drama, Documentary

Told from my family's viewpoint, home movies and my journey across the world. For Wanda is a raw and honest portrayal of the pain a family goes through watching the one they love slowly destroy themselves. Its about grief and how we say goodbye, but most of all it's about love and the things we choose to carry with us. Mother took her own life.



Saturday, April 23
1 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA



Screens with Short Docs:
THE PRISONER'S VOICE
RAISED IN THE SOUTH OF NORMAL
BUNEE: THE BOY FROM CONSTANTA

CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW TRAILER
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RAISED IN THE SOUTH OF NORMAL

FILMMAKER: Daniel Espeut

16 minutes

Family Documentary

Interview Lauretta Hannon-The Cracker Queen_ Even after writing her story about growing up on the wrong side of the tracks, Lauretta had yet to set foot on the grounds of her youth until now. Plagued with a family history of attempted abortion, abandonment, alcoholism and violence, Lauretta discovers a new affirmation to her life by returning to her childhood home. In RSN, we find out how Lauretta is able to confront the discord and deaths of her parents and realize her purpose.

Tuesday, April 19
7 PM
ROXY THEATRE



Saturday, April 23
1 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA

Screens with Short Docs:
BUNEE: THE BOY FROM CONSTANTA
THE PRISONER'S VOICE
FOR WANDA

CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW TRAILER
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STRUGGLE AND HOPE

FILMMAKER: Kari Barber

15 minutes

With the dust still settling from the Civil War, freed African Americans set out West to set up towns where they could live free from violence and discrimination. All-black towns were set up across the United States, but nowhere were there as many as in what would become the state of Oklahoma. Of as many as 60 original all-black towns, today about a dozen remain in the Sooner State. This is the story of the people who remain, fighting to keep their towns and history alive. This is their story of struggle and hope.



Saturday, April 23
3:30 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA


Screens with:
FERGUSON 365
THE GULLAH PROJECT
THE MAN BEHIND THE FACES: AN INTERVIEW WITH TYREE GUYTON

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THE GULLAH PROJECT

FILMMAKER: Denise McGill

7 minutes

Documentary

Islands owned by the descendents of slaves are in danger of being bought out by land developers. Farmers and Fishermen use hard work and common sense to preserve their pristine coastline.



Saturday, April 23
3:30 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM CINEMA


Screens with:
STRUGGLE & HOPE
FERGUSON 365
THE MAN BEHIND THE FACES: AN INTERVIEW WITH TYREE GUYTON

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WE LOVE COWS

FILMMAKER: Uta Seibicke

25 minutes

Germany

Barren is the land around Jesses, dry as well. A cow eats a hundred weight in kilos every day. And there are almost 1,000 of them. People work summer, winter, Easter, Christmas and New Year's eve for the cows. With knowledge, experience, passion and understanding.
Saturday, April 23
10 AM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM


Screens with Short Docs:
AFTER 9/11
A WORTHY FIGHT
LOOKING FOR TROUBLE
SEEKING REFUGE: THE STORY OF CLEMENT MUBUNGIRWA
BULLETS OF TEARS

Native America-the Heartland

MUSKOGEE was conceived in the spirit of the Native American and born when steel rails bridged the muddy Arkansas River. As it matured, it was flavored by a mixture of hide and horn, of farmers' unremitting toil, and of pioneer merchants' vision. Muskogee -- city and county -- has been blessed with extraordinary talent in diverse fields, people who hoped and dreamed, who built and created, and who have been willing to contribute to projects the pessimists said could "never be done." There is a common thread in each of the success stories that follows: the opportunity which Muskogee offered -- and still offers -- to those willing to dream large dreams and then to take risks in the free marketplace to transform dream into reality. Wives worked with husbands, children with parents, and the result has been of great benefit to all residents of the county, state, and nation. 

Odie B. Faulk

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