The Daughter of Dawn Film Screening

Featuring the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (dir. by Rodney Sauer)
Hosted by the American Music Research Center and the International Film Series.

Daughter of Dawn tells the story of a Comanche chief's daughter torn between two lovers, one wealthy but cowardly, the other poor but honest and loyal. A contest of bravery involving a dangerous jump off of a cliff reveals the true nature of each man. The cowardly lover disgraced by his failing defects to the rival Kiowa tribe and joins in a failed attack on the Comanche village. When the Comanches successfully repel the attack the Chief gladly sends his daughter off with her true love and the young lovers, paddling together in a canoe, sail into the proverbial sunset.

Free and open to the public

Monday, March 18 at 7:30pm

Muenzinger Auditorium
Muenzinger Auditorium is located west of Folsom Stadium on Colorado Ave. The closest parking is pay lot 360 next to Duane Tower., Boulder, CO 80309

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