Tacoma Reads Film Series

Continue the conversations sparked by this year's Tacoma Reads selection with three films by Native American filmmakers, opens a new window. Stick around after each screening for a discussion of the film.

Princess Angeline

Wednesday, Sept. 4th

5:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Main Branch


Warrior Women

Wednesday, Sept. 18th

5:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Wheelock Branch


Rumble: the Indians who rocked the world

Wednesday, Sept. 25th

5:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Moore Branch


Tacoma Reads is a local community reading program that seeks to unite the community in dialogue around contemporary themes through reading a common text. The 2019 Tacoma Reads selection is the bestselling debut novel “There There” by Tommy Orange. Described as “groundbreaking, extraordinary” by The New York Times, “There There” is a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story of 12 urban Native Americans traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, interconnected in ways they may not yet realize.