The next Free Movie Friday features “Smoke Signals.” The screening begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Lyceum, located in the Student Services Building on the Morristown campus. The event is free and open to everyone. Phi Theta Kappa will be selling Lyceum-friendly refreshments.
“Smoke Signals” offers audiences a peek into contemporary Native American life and life on a reservation. In fact, the movie was the first ever completely directed by Native Americans, complete with a Native American cast.
The combines the threads of a coming of age flick with the humor of a road trip movie. The movie tells the story of Victor and Thomas, young men struggling with adulthood and forgiveness. “Smoke Signals” is rated PG-13.
The movie became a sleeper hit after its 1998 release. The plot stems from Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.”
This film is hosted by the Student Support Services and is a Global Connections event.