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Film Screening: "Smoke Signals"

Film Screening: "Smoke Signals" In-Person

On a Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, reservation, nothing ever changes until the estranged father of Victor Joseph bites the dust in Arizona and Victor must collect the cremated remains. Victor can't afford the fare, but annoying nerd Thomas Builds-the-Fire will float Victor a loan if Thomas can tag along. This tale of self-discovery is based on acclaimed author Sherman Alexie's short stories from The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1993).

The first feature film written, directed, and produced by Native Americans. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

Starring: Gary Farmer, Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Tantoo Cardinal, and Tom Skerritt. Written by Sherman Alexie. Directedy by Chris Eyre. 

PG-13. Run time is 89 minutes. Registration is required to save a seat. In-person only.

Writer Sherman Alexie, who is a speaker at this year's Ernest Hemingway Seminar, will help open the film.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
John A. and Carole O. Moran Lecture Hall
The Community Library
  Films & Performances  
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This screening is offered free to the public under The Community Library's Annual Public Performance Site License with Swank Movie Licensing USA.

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