SF & Extraction: Indigenous SF Films

Image: still from The 6th World

The December installment of our SF & Extraction reading group series will take place over Zoom on Monday 13th December, 7-8.30 pm UK time. A link to the session will be distributed closer to the time via our newsletter and Facebook group (visit our Linktree to find these). The texts for discussion are as follow:

The 6th World, Nanobah Becker (Navajo). 15 minutes.

TimeTraveller™ series, Skawennati (Kanien’kehá:ka/Mohawk). 9 episodes, ~60 minutes total.

Wakening, Danis Goulet (Cree-Métis). 8 minutes.

The LSFRC will host a screening of The 6th World on the 13th at 6.30 pm UK time. This screening will take place on twoseven.xyz (a link will be distributed together with the Zoom meeting link). If you have not used twoseven.xyz before, we encourage you to take some time beforehand to create a free account for the website and download the twoseven browser extension (Chrome and Firefox are the best browsers to use).

Bonus Materials

Taking the Fiction Out of Science Fiction: A Conversation about Indigenous Futurisms, Grace Dillon (Anishinaabe) and Pedro Neves Marques. Interview.

Navajos on Mars, William Lempert. Article.

Métis in Space, Molly Swain (Métis) and Chelsea Vowel (Métis). Podcast.

The Indigenous Futurisms Mixtape, compiled by @spacendn and @culturite. Downloadable mixtape.

Three Thousand, Asinnajaq (Inuk). Short film.

The LSFRC would like to thank Rachel W. Jekanowski for her recommendations.

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