Native Filmmaker and actor Georgina Lightning will be screening Older Than America at CSUSM In ARTS 240 at 6 pm on November 10. The film highlights the damaging and long-lasting cultural and personal impacts of Euro-American boarding schools, and suggests ways to move forward wtih cultural healing and renewal. The film also stars: Bradley Cooper, Adam Beach, Chris Mulkey, Wes Studi, and Tantoo Cardinal.

A Cree Indian from Hobbema, Alberta (Canada), Lightning is the first Native American woman to direct a feature-length film.

There will be a Q & A with the director, actors, and producer after the screening.

Thanks to colleague Joely Proudfit for bringing Older Than America and Georgina Lightning to CSUSM.

Older Than America poster pdf version

Older Than America film/company website

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