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September movies: ‘The Mystery of Chaco Canyon’

Enhance your visit to the Heard Museum by viewing films about Native life, culture and art. Showtimes: 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

The Mystery of Chaco Canyon (1999, 56 min). Narrated by Robert Redford, the film unveils the astronomical brilliance of an ancient people in the Southwest. Aerial and time lapse footage, computer modeling, and interviews with scholars show how the Chacoan culture designed, oriented and located its major buildings in relationship to the sun and moon. Pueblo Indians, descendants of the Chacoan people, regard Chaco as a place where their ancestors lived in a sacred past.

Free with museum admission.

Screen capture from The Mystery of Chaco Canyon

Screen capture from the film The Mystery of Chaco Canyon

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Friday, September 18

Cost: Free

Monte Vista Room

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