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Indigenous Film Series: The Velvet Devil
January 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is pleased to partner with the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission to present Indigenous Film, a monthly indigenous film series.
The film will be screened at the Museum’s Phipps Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m., films begin at 6:30 p.m. Please use the IMAX Evening Entrance on the east side of the Museum. Admission is free. Concessions are available for purchase.
The Velvet Devil
The Velvet Devil, from director Larry J. Bauman is a visually compelling adaptation of Andrea Menard’s play about a young Métis woman who leaves her mother, her native culture, and her home to find fame as “the Velvet Devil” a 1940’s singing sensation. The film shows Velvet’s journey from home to stardom and her return, a journey of spirit, memory, and joy. Featuring actor, singer/songwriter, playwright and screenwriter Andrea Menard (Métis). (WestWind Pictures Ltd, 85 min.) www.WestWindPictures.com.
Richard R. Martel, former Commissioner on the Denver American Indian Commission will lead an audience discussion after the film screening.
2018 Schedule – Film titles to be announced
Wednesday, February 14
Wednesday, March 14
Wednesday, April 11
Wednesday, May 9
Wednesday, June 13
Wednesday, July 11
Wednesday, August 8
Wednesday, September 12
Wednesday, November 14
No screening in December
[$5 suggested donation]
More info: http://www.iiirm.org