TULSA, Oklahoma. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office, Circle Cinema and FireThief Productions are presenting free screenings of the Native Veteran Shorts program.
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, seven short documentaries from the Emmy-winning series “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People” will be shown in the special screenings, highlighting the work and service of indigenous veterans.
“Indigenous peoples have a long history of defending the United States and currently serve five times the national average in the US armed forces,” said Jennifer Loren, director of the Cherokee Nation Film Office and Original Content. “We are proud to honor the significant contributions of our native military veterans and appreciate the opportunity to further share their stories.”
The Native Veteran Shorts program lasts approximately an hour and will be shown on November 29 at 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 7:00 PM. All tickets are open and free to the public, with seats reserved online and in person.
“We are honored to be partnering with the Cherokee Nation and FireThief Productions on this program,” said Chuck Foxen, Circle Cinema programmer. “It is important to recognize the work and service of indigenous veterans in our community, and these OsiyoTV short films are exceptional. We are proud to be able to show them free of charge on the big screen in the Circle Cinema. “
Tulsa’s non-profit art house theater Circle Cinema celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November with features and documentaries about indigenous peoples, culture, history, and more.
Produced by Cherokee Nation Businesses and FireThief Productions, Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People features documentary profiles about the people, places, heritage, history and culture of the Cherokee people.
For more information and to reserve tickets online, please visit https://www.circlecinema.org.