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Native American Cultural Society Film Series

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
LH 101

"Off The Rez" documentary from 7-8:30 PM in Laurel Hall 101 followed by a facilitated discussion. Shonni Shimmel, 2014 WNBA All-Star MVP in her rookie season with the Atlanta Dream, left the reservation at 16 to pursue her dream of playing professional basketball. An unforgettable story about a young Native American woman and her family and their determined pursuit of the American Dream, Off The Rez is an award-winning documentary that follows one of the country's top high school basketball prospects, 16-year-old Shoni Schimmel, who must leave the reservation in order to play in a competitive, nationally-recognized basketball league.

Attending this event counts towards Sophomore Honors.


Honors Program (primary), Dramatic Arts

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