Archive for the ‘Film Screenings’ Category

Whiteclay movie, two speakers highlight Native American Heritage Month events

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Published Thursday October 28, 2010

KEARNEY — A social and political activist and a film producer will speak at the opening event for Native American Heritage Month at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

The event will be at 7 p.m. Monday [Nov. 1] in Copeland Hall Room 142. The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. (more…)

Frank LaMere to speak about Whiteclay in Lincoln on May 21

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Published Friday May 7, 2010

Frank LaMere is coming to Lincoln to offer insight and discuss the latest updates on Whiteclay. Mark Vasina, filmmaker of The Battle of Whiteclay, will also be there to speak, as well as to show clips of the film. To learn what we as a community can do to help, come Friday, May 21st, at 6:30 p.m., to Goodrich @ Dawes Middle School, 5130 Colfax Ave., Lincoln.

Mount Sinai to Host 8th Annual Global Health Conference

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Published February 22, 2010
Contact: Mount Sinai Newsroom, 212-241-9200,

(New York – February 22, 2010) Leading global health experts will gather at the 8th Annual Global Health Conference on February 26th and 27th to tackle a critical yet neglected topic in healthcare – the unique concerns of indigenous populations. The symposium, hosted by The Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Global Health Center, will provide a forum for physicians, students, academics, activists, and community members to discuss health issues facing this underserved population both in the United States and across the globe. (more…)

8th Annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference to screen Whiteclay documentary

Friday, January 1st, 2010

8th Annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference
Indigenous Health
February 26 – 27, 2010
New York, New York
Register NOW for this FREE Conference!

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples living in more than 70 countries worldwide. They represent a rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories; yet continue to be among the world’s most marginalized population groups.

The next annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference will showcase a range of indigenous health issues… register today and join other students, physicians, academics, activitists, and community members to learn more about the critical health issues facing indigenous groups both here in the United States and across the globe. (more…)

Film opens eyes about Whiteclay

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Published Thursday November 19, 2009

Fremonter Eric Castillo had limited knowledge about the events in Whiteclay before Wednesday night.

After attending a screening of the movie “The Battle for Whiteclay” at Fremont High School, Castillo came away with much more insight. (more…)

Bylas STEPP to host Whiteclay film

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Published Wednesday November 18, 2009
Apache Moccasin

San Carlos, AZ — The Bylas STEPP Coalition would like to invite community members and local departments to a showing of the documentary film, The Battle for Whiteclay, on Thursday, November 19 at 12:00 p.m. (more…)

Whiteclay film to screen at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Neb.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

The American Indian Heritage Month Committee and the NECC Native American Student Advisory Board of Northeast Community College (Norfolk, Neb.) invite you to view The Battle for Whiteclay.  Meet the director of the film as he shares his personal experiences as he documented The Battle for Whiteclay.

Wednesday, November 11th at 2:30 p.m.
Hawk’s Landing—2nd floor of Student Center
Northeast Community College, Norfolk, Neb. (more…)

Whiteclay film heads to Big Apple

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Published Monday October 19, 2009

Kerrey’s New School to hold screening

A film detailing the controversial practice of selling alcohol in Whiteclay, Neb. – just across the border from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota – will be getting a special New York showcase, courtesy of former Sen. Bob Kerrey. (more…)

Whiteclay documentary to screen at film festival in New York City

Monday, September 28th, 2009

The Battle for Whiteclay will screen at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival on October 28 at 4:00 p.m.  All festival screenings are at Village East Cinema, 181 2nd Avenue at 12th Street, New York, NY.  Tickets may be purchased online.  Screening will be introduced by filmmaker Mark Vasina.

The New School hosts screening and discussion of Whiteclay documentary

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

The Battle for Whiteclay: A Screening and Discussion with the Director and the Film’s Lead Activist.  November 4, 2009 at The New School. Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York City.  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

New School President Bob Kerrey welcomes filmmaker Mark Vasina and Native American activist Frank LaMere, who invite you to a screening and discussion of their documentary, The Battle for Whiteclay. (more…)