The Oneida Film Society provides a feature-length movie screening with free admission to the public examining how Native Americans have been presented in theater and movies. Join us for dinner and a show as our monthly films are potlucks. Feel free to bring a small dish to pass.
Sept. 19, Mekko-Mekko gets out of prison after 19 years. He has no home or family so he makes his way to Tulsa. He tries to connect with a cousin but she turns him away. With nowhere to go Mekko ends up sleeping on the streets. He is taken in by the homeless native. Not rated. Mekko Trailer
Oct. 10, What We Do in the Shadows-Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane-like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts. Rated R. What We Do in the Shadows Trailer
Nov. 7, Two Indians Talking-A comedic drama about the conflicting opinions of two First Nations men as they prepare to set up a roadblock. Each man wants fiercely to do the right thing, but struggles with the question, "When you do something for the right reasons, does that make it the right thing to do?" Not rated. Two Indians Talking Trailer
Dec. 12, Older Than America-A woman's haunting visions reveal a Catholic priest's sinister plot to silence her mother from speaking the truth about the atrocities that took place at her Native American boarding school. A contemporary drama of suspense, this movie delves into the lasting impact of the cultural genocide and loss of identity that occurred at these institutions across the United States and Canada. Not rated. Older Than America Trailer