The American Indian Science and Engineering Society's 2016 AISES National Conference (November 9-12) will include a movie night on Wednesday, November 9, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1301 Second Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN. Films will include Navajo Math Circles and Smoke Signals. Shirley Sneve of Vision Maker Media will attend the screening.
Navajo Math Circles screens at the 19th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:15 a.m., at the Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the festival runs from October 20 to 30, 2016, at Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo Alto and San Francisco venues. View screening details. Filmmaker George Csicsery, mathematicians Tatiana Shubin and David Eisenbud, and Hopi-Navajo teacher Duane Yazzie will be present for a Q&A following the screening. Admission is free.
The 5th annual Laughlin International Film Festival (LIFF) (October 13-16) will screen Navajo Math Circles on Sunday, October 16, at 1 p.m., at the Laughlin Outlet Center, Theatre #3, 1955 S. Casino Drive, Laughlin, NV. Visit the LIFF website for more information. Mathematician Matthias Kawski and Navajo professor Shawna Begay will attend the screening in person.
Navajo Math Circles screens October 15, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Bluff Arts Festival Saturday Night Film Festival in Bluff, Utah, with other indigenous films. The screening is at the Bluff Community Center, 190 N. Third Street East, Bluff, Utah. A $5 admission includes refreshments; students 17 years and under are free. Meet filmmaker George Csicsery and mathematicians Henry Fowler, Tatiana Shubin, Bob Klein and Hugo Rossi, along with Navajo students and their families. See the festival's Facebook page for more information about events (October 14 to 16).
Navajo Math Circles screens at the SACNAS 2016 National Diversity in STEM Conference (October 13-15) in Long Beach, CA, on Saturday, October 15, at 6 p.m., Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard, Room 102A. The film's editor Asali Echols and mathematician Joe Buhler, who appears in the film, will be present at the screening, which is included in the conference registration.
Navajo Math Circles premieres on PBS during Spotlight Education Week, a special week of programming starting September 12 that examines the challenges facing today's students and America's education system. View the Navajo Math Circles page on the PBS website featuring film trailers and photos. The film will re-broadcast on PBS channels over the following three years. (Check local PBS listings to find out when the film will be aired; some screenings will be later.)