Warrior Women

Sunday, March 10th, 3:00pm
Christina D. King and Elizabeth Castle, 2018, 67 min. 

Warrior Women is the story Madonna Thunder Hawk, one such AIM leader who cultivated a rag-tag gang of activist children - including her daughter Marcy - into a group called the "We Will Remember" survival group. Together, Madonna and Marcy fought for Native rights in an environment that made them more comrades than mother-daughter. Today, with Marcy now a mother herself, both women are still at the forefront of Native issues, fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

Through their story, the film explores what it means to balance a movement with motherhood and how activist legacies are passed down from generation to generation in the face of a government that has continually met native resistance with mass violence.

Q&A with directors Christina D. King and Elizabeth Castle, and Marcy Gilbert in person, and Madonna Thunder Hawk via skype. 

This program is in recognition of the International Women's Day on March 8th, and Women's History Month. 

Maysles Cinema

343 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10027


 


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