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Sky Hopinka: maɬni – towards the ocean, towards the shore (In person, Emerson Only)

October 8, 2021 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Waves in the ocean

Co-presented with the Bright Family Screening Series, the Roxbury International Film Festival, Living on Earth podcast, DocYard and Emerson Contemporary.

Directed by Sky Hopinka, documentary, chinuk wawa with English subtitles, 82 minutes, USA, 2021.

This film follows Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier’s wanderings through each of their worlds as they wander through and contemplate the afterlife, rebirth, and the place in-between.  Spoken mostly in chinuk wawa, their stories are departures from the Chinookan origin.

Film screening will be followed by a Director’s Conversation and Q&A. Film Preview 

For more information on the Bright Family Film Screening series: Fall 2021 Program


October 8, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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