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Global Perspectives Film Series

Enjoy your lunch hour with us by viewing one of the many films from our library.

The Global Perspectives Film Series is one of our many continuing educational activities. Our goal is to provide the TTUHSC and local community with information about global, national, and local health and social issues. Through the film series, attendees will also gain knowledge about various heritage celebrations, historic events, and current trends in medicine. They will also receive insight into the customs, culture, and history of other countries and people. Free snacks are provided.


Upcoming Film

True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

  • Thursday, August 7, 2014
  • 12:00 noon CT
  • ACB 240

True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers is the personal and heartfelt story of the Navajo Code Talkers. Young Navajo men wererecruited from government boarding schools to serve in the U.S. Marines during World War II. From 1942-1945, they devised an unbreakable code intheir native language and transmitted vital messages to military forces in the Pacific.

True Whispers is a moving testament to these forgotten heroes and their wartime contributions. The film combines breathtaking images of theNavajo reservation with original music, graphic World War II footage, archival photographs, historical re-enactments, and interviews with Navajo historians and leaders of the Navajo Nation.


 

 

Previously Viewed Films

Summer 2014


Spring 2014


Fall 2013


Summer 2013


Spring 2013


Fall 2012


Summer 2012


Spring 2012


Fall 2011


Summer 2011


Spring 2011


Fall 2010


Fall 2009


Summer 2009


Spring 2009


Fall 2008


  • If there are specific films you would like to see viewed as part of our series, your suggestions are always welcome.  Contact: globalhealth@ttuhsc.edu or call 806.743.2900.
  • All films shown as part of the series can be checked out through the OGH library.  Visit the OGH Library web page for more information.

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