SPEcial screening of “1200+” to take place at MSUM

FARGO, N.D. (November 16, 2018) – As part of the 2018 North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival, a special screening of “1200+” will take place at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Friday, November 16.

“1200+” covers the current Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis and movement. Producer, Sheila North, Former Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewantinowi Okimakanak Tribe, Director/Producer Leonard Yakir and American Indian Student Organization Vice-President, Araceli Spotted Thunder will participate in a panel discussion following the event.

The screening and discussion will take place on Friday, November 16 at MSUM at King 110 (King Hall) at 2pm.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Raymond Rea at [email protected]

The event is sponsored by the MSUM School of Media Arts and Design and The Human Family, and co-hosted by the American Indian Student Organization.

“1200+” will have its formal North Dakota premiere at the evening session of the 2018 North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival on Friday, November 16 at the Fargo Theatre. The evening session begins at 7 p.m.

Following the evening screening, a panel discussion about the MMIWG crisis will take place. Panelists for the discussion include:

BJ Jones, Chief Judge of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate; Lisa Brunner, member of the White Earth Ojibwe Nation and 2016 Bush Fellow; Shelia North, former Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak and Producer of “1200+”; and Leonard Yakir, Director and Producer of “1200+”.

Tickets to the North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival at the Fargo Theatre are $15 at the door, and $2 for Seniors and Students.

The mission of the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival is to educate, engage, and facilitate discussion around local and world-wide human rights topics through the work of filmmakers and artist. 2018 is the second year for both the film and art festivals.

The 2018 North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival is made possible through the generosity of the Consensus Council, the City of Fargo’s Human Relations Commission, the City of Fargo’s Native American Commission, the Awesome Foundation: Cass Clay, and The High Plains Reader, and through partnerships with Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, the NDSU Memorial Gallery, the North Dakota Human Rights Coalition. The Fargo screening of the film “Home.” was funded in part by Humanities North Dakota, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the screening of “Home.” do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities North Dakota or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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