In Jáaji Approx Sky Hopinka of the Ho-Chunk Nation encapsulates the complexities of memory, ancestry, and travel through recordings of his father — in only eight minutes.
For one night only, specialty film house Cinema Detroit will explore six Sundance Institute selected short works from Native American filmmakers.
"Our mission has always been to spotlight underrepresented voices and Native American filmmakers definitely qualify," Cinema Detroit co-founder Paula Guthat says.
Sundance Native Shorts Program begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 2 at Cinema Detroit; 4126 Third St., Detroit; 313-482-9028; cinemadetroit.com; Event is free, RSVP is encouraged.
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