Arts and Culture
Film screening: Older Than America
- Thursday 27 October 2016
- Indigenous Films Series
- Van Steenis
2333 CC Leiden
Dir. Georgina Lightning, 102 min, English with Spanish subtitles
A woman's haunting visions reveal a Catholic priest's sinister plot to silence her mother from speaking the truth about the atrocities that took place at her Native American boarding school. A contemporary drama of suspense, Older Than America delves into the lasting impact of the cultural genocide and loss of identity that occurred at these institutions across the United States and Canada.