Film Screening - Little Big Man
St. Francis Auditorium inside the New Mexico Museum of Art
107 West Palace Avenue | Santa Fe, NM 87501 Phone: 505.476.5065
This film is rated PG-13
MoCNA in partnership with the New Mexico Museum of Art present a special screening of the iconic 1970's film, Little Big Man. Featuring actors Chief Dan George, Dustin Hoffman and Faye Dunaway - dubbed the Forrest Gump of its generation. Despite its comedic approach, this feature film has a clear social conscience. Little Big Man is considered an example of anti-establishment films of the period.
Please join guest host, Chris Eyre, Cheyenne/Arapaho film director, producer, and chair of Santa Fe University of Art and Design's Moving Image Arts Department (film/video), as he discusses films like Little Big Man, and implications in Native film making today.
Little Big Man - Recounting how the West was won through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American, Arthur Penn's 1970 adaptation of Thomas Berger's satirical novel was a comic yet stinging allegory about the bloody results of American imperialism. - The New York Times.