Northwestern University

Mar
9
Fri 4:30 PM

Kayapó Filmmakers in a Digital Age: Rights, Conservation and Heritage

When: Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, 3127, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jennifer Michals   847.491.4133

Group: Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Film screening with
Q & A with film makers

Pat-i Kayapó is a filmmaker from the Kayapó village of A’ukre. He has participated in two filmmaking workshops in his territories, led by the non-governmental organization Video in the Villages (Videos nas Aldeias) and a 2017 Middle Tennessee State University-Purdue-Museu Goeldi workshop editing workshop in the village of Kaprankrere. In 2016 he presented his work at the InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University. For several years, he has also served as a co-instructor for a study abroad course that takes place in his community each summer with Purdue University and the University of Uberlândia.

Bepunu Kayapó is a filmmaker from the Kayapó village of Moikarako. He has participated in several filmmaking workshops in his territory and served as the main coordinator and translator for a 2017 Middle Tennessee State University-Purdue-Museu Goeldi workshop editing workshop in the village of Kaprankrere. In 2014 he presented his work at the InDigital Conference at Vanderbilt University and serves as one of the main documentarians of his and other communities.

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