American Buffalo
Hop Film Event

The American Buffalo

with producers Julie Dunfey ’80 and Julianna Brannum
July 08 - October 08, 2023

This event occurred as part of the 23/24 Hop Film Event season. This is an archived view.

Join us for an advance look at Ken Burns' newest documentary that introduces viewers to the history of one of America's most iconic and ill-fated creatures.

23/24 Hop Film Event

Ken Burns and his team have crafted a new two-part, four-hour biography of this improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of the country's most mythic and heartbreaking tales. Episode One takes viewers on a journey through more than 10,000 years of North American history and across some of the continent's most iconic landscapes, tracing the animal's evolution, significance to the Great Plains, near demise and relationship to the Indigenous People of North America. 

D: Ken Burns, US, 2023, Episode 1: 1h52m 

Producers Julie Dunfey and Julianna Brannum in person. Post-film discussion moderated by Professor N. Bruce Duthu 

Presented in partnership with the Dept. of Native American and Indigenous Studies

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