Dawnland

Dawnland Film Screening

OCTOBER 2018 FEATURED FILM SCREENING:

DAWNLAND | By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip

Dawnland tells the story of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With intimate access to this groundbreaking process, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States. Learn more about the film.

SUN, OCT. 14 at 2:30PM
The Carbondale Public Library
405 W. Main Street • Carbondale

ABOUT THE FILM:
Dawnland tells the story of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With intimate access to this groundbreaking process, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States. Learn more about the film.

Educators may be interested in downloading the free Dawnland Teacher’s Guide for classroom instruction. Tune in for the full episode on WSIU TV on Mon, Nov. 5 at 9pm.

Dawnland Film ScreeningDAWNLAND DIGITAL RESOURCES

Visit the Indie Lens Pop-Up film site for Dawnland and learn more about the film’s producers. Connect with the film and producers via Instagram.

WSIU has traditionally partnered with the Carbondale Public Library and SIU Carbondale to host screening throughout Southern Illinois. These screenings are free and open to the public. In addition to the Community Cinema film screening events, WSIU hosts Indie Lens Pop Up film screenings featuring documentaries from the PBS hit series Independent Lens.