Thursday, September 27
Dawnland documents the groundbreaking “truth and reconciliation” commission Maine set up to investigate — and at least attempt to atone for — the forced removal of Native American children from their families. It screens at Frontier (14 Maine St., Fort Andross, Brunswick) at 7 p.m. Tix: $10 (benefits Maine –Wabanaki REACH). 725-5222. explorefrontier.com. And at the Portland Museum of Art (7 Congress Square) there’s a screening of “Bar Stories,” a short oral-history documentary about the important role gay bars have played in Portland’s LGBTQ community, at 6 p.m. Free. 775-6148. portlandmuseum.org.