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Black Hills Film Festival 2020

February 21, 2020  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Journey Museum and Learning Center is one of the sites of the 11th annual Black Hills Film Festival.

We'll show four films on Friday, Feb. 21 from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $10, which cover every film. Call 605-394-6923 or get them in-person at The Journey Museum and Learning Center.

Film festival passes are available for $50 and can be purchased online here.


1 PM   

 "The Love of Two - Episode One
RUN TIME: 14 min
DESCRIPTION: This short narrative follows the story of David and Ruth. After getting a call that Ruth is in the hospital, David remembers the first time he met her. It's the morning after the pow wow and a spark ignites over breakfast.

1:15 PM   

 "Another Scar of Genocide: Diabetes in Indian Country
RUN TIME: 52 min
DESCRIPTION: This project is a documentary designed to bring awareness to the epidemic of diabetes throughout Indian Country. Fashion designer Darlene Perkins of Red Lightning Couture uses her fashion shows as a vehicle to bring awareness to this serious Indigenous health crisis. Her newfound Indigenous celebrity alliances join her to raise awareness.

BREAK 2:15 to 2:30 PM

2:30 PM   

FILM: "L'eau est La vie: From Standing Rock to the Swamp
RUN TIME: 24 min
DESCRIPTION: In this short documentary, water protector Cherri Foytlin leads us on a no nonsense journey of Indigenous resistance to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP) in the swamps of Louisiana. This film delves into the complex reasons that compel organizers to risk everything, including their lives, to protect their communities from irreversible harm. The fight for water didn’t end in Standing Rock. The Bayou Bridge Pipeline is an extension of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

2:55 PM

FILM: "Decade of Dominance, the Warriors
RUN TIME: 73 min
DESCRIPTION: This David vs. Goliath story is about the achievements of a small reservation school of 120 students that wins five state championships in the 1970s and ends with an undefeated team. This powerful documentary illustrates how a small reservation football team positively affects the entire community for over a decade.


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Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.

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Chaperones are requested. Special pricing will be extended to adult chaperones.

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.