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ᏓᏗᏬᏂᏏ (We Will Speak): Film Screening

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Promo image featuring three photos of Cherokee people writing or teaching the language.Join the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies; the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and the Indigenous Student Association as we present a screening of We Will Speak, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers: directors ᎤᎶᎩᎳ / Schon Duncan and Michael McDermit, producer ᎨᎳᏗ / Keli Gonzales, and cinematographer Jacob Koestler.

With fewer than 1,500 fluent speakers left, a small group of Cherokee activists race to save their language from disappearing.

Awards: Best Oklahoma Feature, DeadCenter Film Festival; Best Documentary, Circle Cinema Film Festival; Runner Up: Best Indigenous Feature, Albuquerque Film and Music Experience.


Owen Theatre
44 College St
Mars Hill, 28754 United States
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