The Native American Student Association will host a two-part film festival Friday, Nov. 7, through Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Weasler Auditorium.
The first film, Edge of America, tells the true story of a high school girls basketball team and their drive to triumph in the face of adversity. Followed by a director talk with the renowned Indigenous film director and producer of Smoke Signals and Skins, Chris Eyre. The film will run Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
The second film, Medicine Game, shares the stories of two young men from the Onondaga Nation who are determined to leave the “Rez” to play collegiate lacrosse. Join members of the Men’s Lacrosse team for demos and clinics starting at 1 p.m. The film will run Saturday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m.
The film festival is sponsored by Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, MUSG, Intercultural Engagement, Native American Student Association, First Nations Studies and Marquette Lacrosse.