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Indigenous Documentary Short Films
Future Ancestor
Indigenous scholar and poet Lyla June challenges the status quo when she decides to run for House of Representatives in New Mexico’s District 47.
Dear Georgina
A Passamaquoddy elder tries to sharpen the blurry outlines of her identity.
Crow Country: Our Right to Food Sovereignty
Crow Country: Our Right to Food Sovereignty follows several tribal members who are fighting for better food and a brighter future for their community.
The Day the Sun Died
Filmed during the 2017 total solar eclipse. On this occasion, Henry Realbird, an Elder (Apsáalooke) and Cowboy Poet in a stream of consciousness speaks to the importance of dreams and visions. Funded by the Montana Film Office. Shot on 16mm Film in Crow Country, Montana.
Kii Nche Ndutsa (Time and the Seashell)
A young Indigenous boy imagines his future while listening to the sounds of a seashell, while an Indigenous man recalls his past listening to the same shell. The man remembers listening to birds and looking at fireflies in his childhood, but these are no longer there. The short film is invites an audience to consider past, present and future of a changing landscape and vanishing biodiversity.
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Arapaho Truths
The Northern Arapaho of the Wind River Indian Reservation are storytellers. In an effort to pass their culture to the next generation, the Elders tell the children four traditional stories, using clay animation, shadow puppets, paintings, drawings and performance, the children make the stories come to life.
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