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Pop culture: Panel to feature Native Americans in pop culture, Standing Rock documentary

Published: 12.14.16
A 6:30 p.m. panel will be followed by a 7:30 p.m. screening of "Defend the Sacred" by Kyle Bell. The Tulsa filmmaker will introduce the screening of the documentary, which provides an inside look at the movement at Standing Rock.Filmmaker Sterlin Harjo, co-founder of FireThief Productions, will moderate a panel featuring Steven Paul Judd (artist), Christina Burke (curator of Native American & non-Western art for the Philbrook Museum of Art) and Colleen Thurston (Tulsa American Film Festival).

Oklahoma is rich in Native American heritage, and the panel is intended to be a thought-provoking discussion about Native American representation in pop culture. The panelists will share their artistic perspectives and discuss the impactful role Native American heritage has played in their respective careers. A one-hour reception will precede the panel.

The Tulsa FMAC Film Mixer & Panel Series is a recurring networking and educational opportunity for those working in or interested in the film industry in Tulsa.

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