Day 1 – November 11th, Friday evening @ NYU’s Casa Italiana screening room
The feature film “The Seventh Fire” screening, Doors open at 6pm, show starts @630pm at Casa Italiana screening room, one floor below ground level (see below)
When gang leader Rob Brown is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved American Indian community in northern Minnesota. As Rob reckons with his past, his seventeen-year-old protégé, Kevin, dreams of the future: becoming the most powerful and feared Native gangster on the reservation. From executive producers Terrence Malick, Natalie Portman, and Chris Eyre comes this haunting and unflinching debut feature directed by Jack Pettibone Riccobono. Post-screening discussion with Director Jack Riccobono moderated by NAISG c0-president Angelo Baca.
Casa Italiana is located at 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011 (about 5 blocks north of Washington Square Park in the center of New York University up 5th avenue)
Co-presentation by the Native American and Indigenous Students Group at New York University and The 3rd Annual NAISG film festival.
Co-sponsors: NYU Department of Anthropology; Center for Media, Culture and History; Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU; Gallatin