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Rolling Reels Film Viewing of Junior Bonner

June 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Free Admission

Get ready for a family fun-filled summer evening at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon during the Loft Cinema's Rolling Reels series! Saturday, June 24, beginning at 4:00 pm Amerind will offer free admission to the museum, with extended hours until 7:30 pm. After you have enjoyed the exhibits, head outside to devour a delicious dinner from the Wicked Burgers food truck. Then grab a chair and a free bag of popcorn to settle in for an outdoor viewing of the movie Junior Bonner. At 7:30 pm, Dr. Tom Sheridan will introduce the movie, staring motion picture legend Steve McQueen and directed by the renowned Sam Peckinpah. A discussion led by Sheridan will take place at the conclusion of the film. Come to Amerind for this memorable summer evening under the stars.

Amerind will provide folding chairs, but it is recommended you bring a cozy chair from home
You may want to bring a flashlight to increase nighttime visibility
This is a family event and alcohol is not permitted
Museum admission will be FREE for all guests from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm on June 24
Viewing the film and a limited supply of popcorn will be FREE
You can buy one of the best burgers in the Southwest from the Wicked Burgers food truck for dinner

This screening will take place outdoors at the Amerind Museum, 2100 N. Amerind Rd, Dragoon, AZ. Please bring your own seating. Featuring an introduction by Dr. Tom Sheridan, Research Anthropologist at the Southwest Center and Professor of Anthropology in the University of Arizona School of Anthropology.

This screening is part of The Loft Cinema’s Rolling Reels series, a community-building program that takes carefully curated films for free screenings in underserved rural areas, providing a unique cultural experience. The movies will travel across Southern Arizona in The Loft Solar Cinema, a van outfitted with solar panels that will power a 20-foot inflatable screen and state-of-the-art mobile projection system. Made possible by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

Screen legend Steve McQueen takes the bull by the horns in this rough-and-tumble tale of a fading rodeo champion from acclaimed director Sam Peckinpah (The Wild Bunch). Filmed in Prescott, AZ, Junior Bonner stars tough guy McQueen as the title character, a renowned bronco-buster whose rodeo career is on its last legs. Looking for one more win, Junior heads back to his hometown of Prescott to try his luck in the annual rodeo.

Having been out of touch with his family for years, Junior’s fond childhood memories are shattered when he discovers that his parents (Robert Preston and Ida Lupino) are splitting up thanks to his hard-drinking father, and his greedy brother (Joe Don Baker) is making a fortune by selling off the family ranch for real estate developments. Now, Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family back together for one final moment of cowboy glory in the roughest, rowdiest ride of his life! A beautifully melancholic look at the fading glory of the cowboy lifestyle in modern America, featuring moving performances from McQueen and a stellar cast of beloved character actors, Junior Bonner is a one-of-a-kind Western from maverick filmmaker Sam Peckinpah. (Dir. by Sam Peckinpah, 1972, USA, 100 mins., Rated PG)


Mobile Photography Workshop with Bill Steen

September 9-10, 2017

 Learn to use your mobile phone to take and edit stunning photographs using fun and simple techniques. Your mobile phone can be one the most inspiring, capable, and fun imagining systems in all of photography. Join highly regarded borderlands photographer Bill Steen for a two-day workshop at Amerind to examine the power and sophistication of the mobile phone camera. This overnight workshop will provide the opportunity to take sunset and sunrise photos of picturesque Texas Canyon.

When: Saturday-Sunday, September 9-10, 2017

Where: Amerind Museum Campus

Program Options: $380 per member includes meals and lodging, double occupancy.

$420 per member includes meals and lodging, single occupancy.

$180 per member, includes lunches, but not overnight lodging.

There are only 20 spaces available in the workshop, with a limited number of rooms for overnight guests. Contact Amerind at 520.586.3666 or amerind@amerind.org to register.



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