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RECLAIMING ARCHIVES: THE FILMS OF JENNIFER DYSART

Presented by Larry Spring Museum at Spring Commons, Fort Bragg CA

Oct 15 2021
RECLAIMING ARCHIVES: THE FILMS OF JENNIFER DYSART

Join us for 2 short films by Indigenous filmmaker Jennifer Dysart followed by an artist talk.

As resting places for historical materials, archives are usually sites where colonial power is held in place. With an approach to filmmaking that prioritizes stories of the originating Indigenous communities, Jennifer Dysart uses found footage and personal storytelling to inspire change in how countries and communities imagine and relate to archives and to history.

Caribou in the Archive (8:10 minutes; 2019)
Rustic VHS home video of a Cree woman hunting caribou in the 1990s is combined with

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ADMISSION INFO

Suggested donation is $5

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Film screening is followed by an artist talk. This screening will take place outdoors so please wear layers!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Spring Commons

231 E. Redwood Ave., Fort Bragg, CA 95437

PARKING INFO

Spring Commons is available for rent. Large gates into the yard make load in easy.

The yard includes a small caravan that can be used as a stage and/or a service area

Depending on the event, we have room to park 2 cars. It is otherwise street parking.

Washroom facilities are available.

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