Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Cornerstone Screening Room
Screening and discussion: “Mekko”

Sterlin Harjo is a writer-director of feature documentary and fiction films. A member of the Seminole Nation, Harjo has Mvskoke heritage and was raised in Holdenville, OK. His first four films, including the fiction features “Four Sheets to the Wind” (2007) and “Barking Water” (2008), and the documentary “This May Be the Last Time” (2014), all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. “Mekko” (2015), a thriller set in Tulsa, paints the portrait of a homeless Native American parolee who seeks to save his chaotic yet beautiful community from the darkness that threatens it. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival. 

Co-Sponsored by the NEH Professorship; the Office of the Dean; the Andrew Mellon Foundation; Films for Social Justice; the Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies Program, and the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies. 

The Visiting Series in Film and Culture is generously co-sponsored by the Cultural Attractions Fund. Unless otherwise specified, all events are free and open to the public.

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