Deckchair Cinema: Smoke Signals

Date: Thursday July 7th, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm — 11:00 pm

Cost: FREE

“A warm film of friendship and reconciliation, and whenever it refers to historic injustices or contemporary issues in Native American culture, it does so with wry, glancing humor. Smoke Signals is indeed poignant, but above all it’s pretty funny.” -Los Angeles Times

Arnold (Gary Farmer) rescued Thomas (Evan Adams) from a fire when he was a child. Thomas thinks of Arnold as a hero, while Arnold’s son Victor (Adam Beach) resents his father’s alcoholism, violence and abandonment of his family. Uneasy rivals and friends, Thomas and Victor spend their days killing time on a Coeur d’Alene reservation in Idaho and arguing about their cultural identities. When Arnold dies, the duo set out on a cross-country journey to Phoenix to retrieve Arnold’s ashes.

Smoke Signals
Directed by Chris Eyre
Length 89 minutes
1998
Rated PG violence and coarse language

About Deckchair Cinema
Always by donation, The Polygon invites you to enjoy classic films under the stars on Cates Deck out front of the Gallery. Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. A concession stand at The Gallery is offering tasty snacks and drinks from local wineries and breweries. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm.

Venue
  • The Polygon Gallery
Organizer
  • Deckchair Cinema: Smoke Signals

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