7:15 pm | Music | (2005) | 2hrs | Panel discussion follows the screening with Peter Buffet, Tiokasin Ghosthorse & Judy Abbott
Through dance, song, music and film, Spirit – The Seventh Fire tells the dramatic and uplifting story of one man’s struggle to reconnect to his past by finding a balance between his pursuit of the “American Dream” and its trappings, and his roots – rich in heritage, tradition and the natural world. The mystery, beauty and spirit of his ancestors bring him to a magical place where his past meets his present, emotions collide and choices are made.
Conceived by Peter Buffett, with music by Buffett and Chief Hawk Pope, Shawnee Chief of the United Remnant Band of Ohio.
Spirit – The Seventh Fire celebrates and honors the rich culture of this Nation’s first people through Native American music, dance, regalia and song. Employing universal motifs and themes, Spirit – The Seventh Fire’s story is told through live concert, contemporary and traditional music, epic film including National Geographic Imax footage, spectacular Native dance and traditional heart-pumping Native drum group performances. The Omaha World-Herald has proclaimed Spirit ” … poignant, sad, uplifting, thrilling and powerful.”
Spirit – The Seventh Fire tells the dramatic story of one man’s journey to find a balance between the culture in which he exists, driven by the “American Dream,” and his roots, rich in heritage, tradition and connected to the natural world. It is a journey of self-discovery that renews within him the mystery, beauty and spirit of his ancestors and brings him to a magical place where his past meets his present.