Jeffrey Palmer, assistant professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, will join other Oklahoma alumni of the Sundance Institute Fellowship programs for a panel on Native Storytelling. The Beyond Film event, hosted by Circle Cinema in Tulsa, OK, will be free to watch online on Saturday, January 30, at 1:30 p.m. EST through Youtube.com/CircleCinema and Facebook.com/CircleCinema.
Filmmakers Suzanne Kite, Blackhorse Lowe, Erica Tremblay, Kyle Bell, and Jeffrey Palmer will discuss the impact and importance of Indigenous voices in cinema.
Native Storytelling features clips from Little Chief (2020 short directed by Erica Tremblay), Shimásáni (2009 short directed by Blackhorse Lowe), Defend the Sacred (2017 short directed by Kyle Bell), Pahá kiŋ lená wakháŋ (2019 performance by Suzanne Kite), and Isabelle’s Garden (2015 short directed by Jeffrey Palmer).
Following the premieres, each event will remain free to watch on-demand for the duration of the festival.
To learn more about other Beyond Film events, visit Circle Cinema's official Sundance Satellite page.