Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
FACING THE STORM: STORY OF THE AMERICAN BISON
DIRECTOR: DOUG HAWES-DAVIS - MONTANA (MISSOULA)
FACING THE STORM is the epic account of our tempestuous relationship with the iconic symbol of wild America. As it explores the visionary quest to protect and restore bison and details the inextricable relationship of the Plains Indians with the animal, the film also recounts the harrowing near-destruction of the species in the late 19th century—from an estimated 30 million bison to a mere 23 by 1885. In exploring the epic vision and monumental obstacles to restoring bison to immense tracts of the Great Plains, FACING THE STORM shows us that the American bison is not just an icon of...
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