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Impactful Filmmaking: A Public Screening and Presentation

September 28, 2023, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Join filmmaker and director Doug Pray for a presentation and public screening focused on the art and practice of making impactful films. Doug will share insights and strategies from his own experiences as a documentary filmmaker and illustrate many of them with short clips from a number of films, including…

More Than a Word Documentary Screening

November 29, 2023, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Join Northland College’s Indigenous Cultures Center, Center for Rural Communities, and business program for a viewing of the documentary More Than a Word. The documentary tells the story of grassroots movements to eliminate Native American-based mascots in all levels of play and competition. It focuses on the history of the…

Finding Your Film—A Weekend Film-making Workshop

September 29, 2023October 1, 2023

Join filmmaker Doug Pray for a weekend workshop focused on creating impactful documentary films that will make a difference in the world. The workshop will give you the tools you need to assess, plan, and create an impactful documentary and will include participatory activities, teaching demos, and short screenings of…

Movie Screening and Q&A: Just Mercy

February 29, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Just Mercy is based on the true life events of Bryan Stevenson, an Alabama lawyer who works on death penalty cases. The film will primarily focus on the wrongful conviction of Walter McMillian. After the screening, there will be a brief Q&A about the death penalty. This event is free…

Paulette Moore with her camera

Moore Takes Standing Rock Doc on 3-City East Coast Tour

Northland College Filmmaker in Residence Paulette Moore will be screening and discussing The Spirit of Standing Rock, her documentary featuring activists known as Water Protectors, this week in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and Buffalo, New York Water Protectors have stood with Standing Rock Sioux leaders in North Dakota to defend…

A photo of North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

January 15, 9:00 am10:00 am

…Jaki Shelton Green teaches Documentary Poetry at the Duke University Center for Documentary Studies and was the 2021 Frank B. Hanes Writer in Residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, she received the George School Outstanding Alumni Award in 2021. Her publications include: Dead on Arrival,…

Film class and wild rice parching

Filmmaker, Students Document Harvest

…College students to create a thirty-minute documentary, called “From Wisconsin with Love,” celebrating the Lake Superior region’s bountiful harvest, including wild rice, and traditional life ways. The documentary will portray all aspects of the harvest season including the spiritual, economic, physical and legal aspects, while incorporating the flavor and faces…

Crowd at the Annual Northland College Powwow on the Campus Mall

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration

October 9, 2023, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

We will be celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with food, followed by traditional lacrosse. Our potluck will start at 5 p.m. If you’re able to, please bring a small dish to pass (optional). This event is open to current Northland College students, faculty, and staff….