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'Native Crossroads' film festival and symposium to be held the University of Oklahoma

The Film and Media Studies Program at the University of Oklahoma has announced a film festival and symposium titled “Native Crossroads.”
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: February 7, 2013
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The Film and Media Studies Program at the University of Oklahoma has announced a film festival and symposium titled “Native Crossroads.”

The three-day event will be Thursday through Saturday at various locations.

The event will showcase several short and full-length films introduced by their directors, along with round-table discussions intended to inspire conversations among filmmakers, scholars, students, community and tribal organization representatives, writers and performers.

The festival will take up the theme of American Indian children's issues. Other films and discussions will explore challenges facing American Indian teens in urban environments and the historical legacies of Indian education.

The festival will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. On Friday, a full day of events will start at 9 a.m. at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. The last day of events will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the OU School of Law. For more information, go to http://cas.ou.edu/native-crossroads.