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Feb 09 2023


7:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reel Injun (2009, NR)

From the silent era and Hollywood blockbusters to contemporary independent films from native filmmakers, ”Reel Injun” presents a history of the images of native peoples in film. With clips from hundreds of classic and recent Hollywood movies, and candid interviews with celebrated Native and non-Native film celebrities, activists, film critics, and historians, the film looks at how the myth of “the Injun” has influenced the world’s understanding – and misunderstanding – of Native peoples.  

This film is part of our Thursday Nights @ the Museum series, presenting groundbreaking documentaries on acclaimed contemporary artists and files by Indigenous filmmakers this season in complement to our special exhibit, “Duality: Contemporary Works by Indigenous Artists.” For more information, visit or call 303-651-8374. 

$10 general, $8 students/seniors, $5 members