EventsOnline: Indigenous Film Festival Screenings - Leitis in Waiting

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Online: Indigenous Film Festival Screenings - Leitis in Waiting

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Vision Maker Media is hosting an online, five-week-long celebration of American Indian, Alaska Native and worldwide Indigenous films from August 31 – October 5, 2020.  

Check out the film line up and schedule of screenings and discussions.

Renton Library Meaningful Movies chapter will screen three films for free.  Join us for the online screenings and a discussion after each movie.

Renton Library Online Film Screenings

**Please register for each movie individually, or email Jennifer 

Thursday, September 24, 6:30pm -
Click here to register

Leitis in Waiting
is the story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga leitis, an intrepid group of native transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in their South Pacific Kingdom. With unexpected humor and extraordinary access to the Kingdom’s royals and religious leaders, this emotional journey reveals what it means to be different in a society ruled by tradition, and what it takes to be accepted without forsaking who you are.

Thursday, October 1, 6:30pm - Click here to register
And Now We Rise
is a portrait of Samuel Johns, a young Athabaskan hip hop artist, founder of the Forget Me Not Facebook Group for displaced people in Alaska, and activist for a cultural renaissance as he heals from his own legacy of historical trauma

Register to receive your Zoom link.  If you don't receive a Zoom link before the film, email Jennifer:

Suitable for:
Teens (Ages 13 to 17)
Adults (Ages 18 and older)
Adults (Ages 55 and older)
*Adults (Ages 55 and up)
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