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Movies that Matter: The Road Forward

Posted in Arts & Culture
Dec 13, 2017

Screen capture from the Road Forward

Movies that Matter
Sparking conversation through film

The Road Forward
A musical documentary by Marie Clements

Wednesday, Dec. 13
7:00 pm
 (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
The Broadway Theatre (715 Broadway Ave.)
A panel discussion will follow, featuring 
Tasha Hubbard (Assistant Professor, Department of English)
Priscilla Settee (Professor, Indigenous Studies)
Lindsay Knight (Eekwol) (Hip Hop Artist)

The Road Forward, connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. The Road Forward’s stunningly shot musical sequences, performed by an ensemble of some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians, seamlessly connect past and present with soaring vocals, blues, rock, and traditional beats. A rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.

 

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