Screening of Long Line of Ladies

Screening of Long Line of Ladies
11/12/2022, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Directed by Rayka Zehtabchi and Shaandiin Tome, and made in association with The Pad Project, Long Line of Ladies tells the story of a girl and her community as they prepare for her Ihuk, the once-dormant coming-of-age ceremony of the Karuk tribe of Northern California. Please join us for a film screening of the documentary short Long Lines of Ladies, on Saturday, November 12th at 9am PST. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Please register to attend using the link here.

About Long Line of Ladies:

The Pad Project and the filmmaking team behind Period. End of Sentence. collaborated with a Karuk Dance Family to help tell the story of Ahtyirahm “Ahty” Allen, a 13-year-old girl, as she and her family prepare to celebrate her first period with the Ihuk Flower Dance, a traditional coming-of-age ceremony.

The team that shed light on menstrual stigma with Period. End of Sentence. worked with directors Rayka Zehtabchi and Shaandiin Tome to honor this celebration of menstruation. To support the Karuk community, The Pad Project has partnered with the Native Cultures Fund at the Humboldt Area Foundation to establish a fund to support projects that align with the values shared during the Karuk coming-of-age ceremonies. Click here to view the trailer.

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