Columbus Day Legacy

Columbus Day Legacy




Release Date: 
Saturday March 26, 2011
Expiration Date: 
Thursday March 26, 2015

Broadcast Rights: Six (6) releases over four (4) years beginning 3/26/11; SCH/1YR (for K‐12); and non‐commercial cable rights.

Royalty free to members and subscribers of the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA).

Producer Profile: Bennie Klain (2007)

Columbus Day Legacy explores tensions and contradictions between Native and Italian‐American participants in the ongoing Columbus Day parade controversy in Denver, Colorado. This very personal yet public conflict is visualized through hard questions about the freedom of speech, the interpretation of history and what it means to be an "American."

To order a copy of this video go to or call 877-868-2250
Educational Edition:  $150   |   Home Edition: $24.95

Official Selection, 15th Annual Native American Indian Film & Video Festival (Nov. 1-6, 2012)"Best Short Documentary," 36th Annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, CA (Nov. 5, 2011)"Best Short Documentary," 2011 Native Cinema ShowcaseOfficial Selection, 2011 Santa Fe Independent Film FestivalOfficial Selection, American Anthropological Association Annual Conference (Nov. 18, 2011)Special Jury Award for Bridging Cultures, awarded by the 2011 Arizona International Film FestivalOfficial Selection, 2011 Big Sky Documentary Film FestivalOfficial Selection, 2011 Black Hills Film Festival Official Selection, 2011 Cine Las Americas Official Selection, 2011 Indie Spirit Film FestivalOfficial Selection, 2011 Smithsonian Native American Film + Video Festival


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