Hosted by Stephen Staggs


October 7, 7:00 PM EDT


Free Screening

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About the event

You are cordially invited to join us for a free remote screening and discussion of the recently released film GATHER on Wednesday, October 7, from 7-9 p.m. A New York Times critic's pick, GATHER offers us "an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide."As part of the Unlearn Week program, the screening of GATHER is being cosponsored by the Center for Intercultural Student Development; the Biology, Communications, History, Philosophy, and Sociology departments; and the Mellema Program in Western American Studies at Calvin University.Thanks to generous funding from the Mellema Program, attendance is FREE and open to all members of the Calvin community. However, you must register in advance to participate in this exciting virtual event. To secure a virtual ticket to the screening, click the "Tickets" button on the screen page. During the screening, you will be provided with a link to join the post-screening discussion with experts in the fields of biology, communications, history, philosophy, and sociology.

About the film

A portrait of a growing movement amongst Indigenous Americans to reclaim their spiritual and cultural identities through obtaining sovereignty over their ancestral food systems, while battling against the historical trauma brought on by centuries of genocide.




1h 14m




Sanjay Rawal


Tanya Meillier, Sterlin Harjo

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