Our Music on Film series features a new screening each Wednesday evening — free for all to enjoy. Coinciding with our Listening to Art, Seeing Music experience, the series demonstrates the power of music and the arts to unite people across cultural, geographic, and political borders.
P.J. Marcellino, Hermon Farahi, 2017, 90 min., 14A
From Canada’s Idle No More movement to the Standing Rock protests in North Dakota, Indigenous musicians across North America are making their voices heard and people are starting to listen. Featuring modern trailblazers including A Tribe Called Red, Tanya Tagaq, and Leela Gilday, When They Awake is a magnum opus, documenting contemporary Indigenous musicians as they transform historical trauma into compelling art.
This screening may contain mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
Photo courtesy When They Awake, 2017. All rights reserved.