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Smoke Signals – smARTfilms: Indigenous Filmmakers/Indigenous Lives
Past Event

Join us for five weeks of films featuring works by Indigenous storytellers from around the world. This series presents ways of being that navigate tradition, modernity, myth, cold reality, humor, and persistence in a world still reckoning with its colonial hangover.

FEATURED FILM – Smoke Signals (USA)

1988 | 1h28m | PG-13

A classic of Native cinema, Smoke Signals follows Victor Joseph (Adam Beach) and Thomas Builds-the-Fire (Evan Adams) as they take to the road in the wake of the death of Victor’s estranged father.


smARTfilm series offers two film showings each day!

Matinee: 2pm
Evening: 7pm


Series Passes – $40 Member | $48 Non-Member
See all five films for the price of four!
Series pass holders are entitled to attend one showing per film (five total showings per series pass). Series pass holders can use their pass at their choice of either the matinee or evening showing for each film. Simply show up at your desired showing and we’ll check you off our list!

Individual Tickets – $10 Member | $12 Non-Member


BIMA requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees of programs held in the Frank Buxton Auditorium or BIMA Classroom. Masks are required for all attendees regardless of vaccination status. Learn more about this policy here.


Nov 2, 2021


Frank Buxton Auditorium



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