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Festivals and programs provide a great opportunity to meet artists and learn about their artistic inspirations. From small group lectures and intimate marketplaces to the acclaimed Guild Indian Fair & Market, which draws more than 640 artists and nearly 10,000 visitors, there’s something for everyone!

April 2020

Apr 18

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents – CANCELLED

Earth Day Celebration Double-Feature Kayak to Klemtu Showtime 11:30 a.m. Run time 90 minutes (CC) About the film: The story of Ella, a fourteen year old girl and her journey to fulfill her dying Uncle’s wish: to kayak to the remote island of Klemtu and testify to protect their ... Details →

June 2020

Jun 5

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Friday

Keep Calm and Have Pride Celebrate National LGBTQ Pride Month with our partner organization Native PFLAG.  Come listen to DJ Image in our Crossroads Gallery, catch a film at 6:30 or 8:00 p.m,  or chat with the variety of non-profits tabling. Join Drag Queen Story Hour AZ at 7:00 p.m. for ... Details →

Multi colored swirly circle next to words First Fridays at the Heard.
Jun 5

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

First Friday Special Presentation of: Moroni For President    Showtime: 6:30 p.m. Black Divaz                    Showtime: 8:00 p.m. About the films: Moroni for President: Moroni Benally is running for the presidency of the Navajo Nation, the largest Native American nation in ... Details →

Jun 13

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Somebody’s Daughter Showtime- 1:30 p.m. Please join us after the film for a discussion with the Director of the film Rain Bear Stands Last (Global Indigenous Council). About the film: Somebody’s Daughter focuses on some of the higher-profile MMIW cases, most of which were raised during the Senate Committee ... Details →

July 2020

Jul 3

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World Showtime: 7:00 p.m.  Runtime: 102 minutes This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), ... Details →

Jul 11

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Out of State Showtime at 1:30 p.m.  in Steele Auditorium. Runtime: 82 minutes (CC) Stick around after the film for a discussion with Justin Hill, recent graduate of University of Hawai’i West O’ahu of Political Science/Native Hawaiian Studies and activist/board member of Malama Makua on Saguaro Prison and uniting ... Details →

Native Hawaiian men display Haka ceremonial dance

August 2020

Aug 7

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

First Friday Special Presentation of: MELE Murals Collaboration with Film Bar  Introduction by Monte Yazzie followed by a screening of the short film LA MORENA (3 minutes) directed by Pita Juarez. Followed by a discussion led by Monte Yazzie with Thomas “Breeze” Marcus (15 minutes) Screening of MELE MURALS ... Details →

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September 2020

Sep 12

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Scene and Heard Film Series Presents

Blood Memory Screening at 1:30 p.m. Runtime- 108 minutes (CC) About the film: Battles over blood quantum and ‘best interests’ resurface the untold history of America’s Indian Adoption Era – a time when nearly one-third of children were removed from tribal communities nationwide. As political scrutiny over Indian child ... Details →

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