Humber College Lakeshore Aboriginal Movie Café – Two Spirit (Pride Month Special) – June 15, 2017 at 1:30-3:30 pm

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The following details are from the Humber College (Lakeshore Campus) Aboriginal Resource Centre:

This month’s Aboriginal Movie Café will feature the film Two Spirits. The film is on June 15, 2017 at 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

The screening will take place on the second floor of the Humber College Lakeshore Welcome Centre However, in Room WEL 201.

Snacks will be provided to attendees who are able RSVP by Wednesday June 14, 2017 (that is, the previous day) at 4:00 pm. Please email kelsie.johnston@humber.ca to attend. All are Welcome!

**Please Note: this film may not be suitable for Children.**

See the film trailer here:

 

Synopsis:

Filmmaker Lydia Nibley explores the cultural context behind a tragic and senseless murder. Fred Martinez was a Navajo youth slain at the age of 16 by a man who bragged to his friends that he ‘bug-smashed a fag’. But Fred was part of an honored Navajo tradition – the ‘nadleeh’, or ‘two-spirit’, who possesses a balance of masculine and feminine traits. Through telling Fred’s story, Nibley reminds us of the values that America’s Indigenous peoples have long embraced.

Thank you as always and have a great week!

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