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An Evening of Video Works by Sky Hopinka

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Jepson Hall, 118
221 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
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Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga) is an experimental filmmaker working in forms of documentary and narrative hybrids.  His video work centers around personal positions of Indigenous homeland and landscape, designs of language as containers of culture, and the play between the known and the unknowable.



Symposium: Through an Indigenous Lens
Panelists: filmmakers Sky Hopinka, Adam Khalil, and Zack Khalil
Moderators: Monika Siebert, Associate Professor of English and Molly Fair, Cinematic Arts Librarian

Friday, November 22, 9a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ukrop Auditorium

Part of the University of Richmond’s School of Arts and Sciences Contested Spaces: This Ground series

Contemporary indigenous filmmakers Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga) and Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Ojibwe) will explore questions of indigenous cinema as anti-ethnographic practice, formal innovation, and the future of indigenous cinema and art in the context of self-determination. Co-sponsored by Pocahontas Reframed Storytellers Film Festival, Cultural Affairs, Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office, Boatright Library, American studies and film studies programs, and English department. Hopinka’s shorts and the Khalil’s INAATE/SE/ will be screened on November 24 at the Byrd Theater, as part of the Pocahontas Reframed Storytellers Film Festival.  See for full schedule.