A sneak preview of a new film produced by Chris Eyre will be shown at New York University on Fri., Oct. 27, 6 p.m. at NYU’s Cantor Film Center (36 E. 8th Street at University Place). The event, which will be followed by a panel discussion that includes Eyre and “Imprint” director Michael Linn, marks the launch of NYU’s Native People’s Forum-a group of NYU faculty, staff, and students was formed to engage New York City’s indigenous people’s community through events that focus on cultural, political, and historical aspects of indigenous and Native American society. New York City is home to an estimated 60,000 to 80,000 Native Americans-the largest Native American population of any U.S. city.

For more on “Imprint” and Eyre, a graduate of NYU’s Kanbar Institute of Film and Television and director of the critically acclaimed “Smoke Signals,” go to www.chriseyre.org/.

  • WHO: Panel participants: Chris Eyre, film director and producer; Michael Linn, director, “Imprint”; Faye Ginsburg, Director, NYU’s Center for Media, Culture, and History; Scott Bear Don’t Walk (Crow), graduate student, NYU’s Creative Writing Program
  • WHAT: Screening of Chris Eyre’s “Imprint”; panel discussion
  • WHEN: Fri., Oct. 27, 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU’s Cantor Film Center (36 E. 8th Street at University Place) [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]

Reporters interested in attending the lecture must contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu. The event is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.1760 for more information.

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