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Join us for a Friday lunchtime brown bag film screening. Bring your lunch and watch a documentary, and if you have time, stay and share your thoughts. Light refreshments will be provided. Thomas and Tamara are track stars at their rural New Mexico high school. Like many teenagers, they are torn between the lure of brighter futures elsewhere and the ties that bind them to home. For these teens, however, home is an impoverished town on the Navajo reservation, and leaving means separating from family, tradition and the land that has been theirs for generations. Erica Scharf’s Up Heartbreak Hill is a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.
More information at http://www.pbs.org/pov/upheartbreakhill
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