Wed, Oct 14, 2020 to Sun, Oct 24, 2020
Presented by Institute of American Indian Arts BLACKWATER directed by Boise Esquerra After years of reckless alcoholism, a country music star finally hits rock bottom and is court-ordered into wellness therapy with
Presented by Institute of American Indian Arts
BLACKWATER directed by Boise Esquerra
After years of reckless alcoholism, a country music star finally hits rock bottom and is court-ordered into wellness therapy with an offbeat group of misfits on her hometown reservation.
BORDER NATION directed by Jason Jaacks
Ofelia Rivas lives just north of the US-Mexico border, which divides the ancestral territory of the Tohono O’odham. With an increasingly militarized border, can Ofelia’s traditional way of life survive?
FUTURE ANCESTOR directed by Josue Rivas
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.
INVASION: THE UNIST’OT’EN’S FIGHT FOR SOVEREIGNTY directed by Michael Toledano and Sam Vinal
In this era of “reconciliation with Indigenous Nations”, native land is still being taken at gunpoint. INVASION joins the frontlines of the Unist’ot’en Camp, the larger Wet’suwet’en Nation, standing up to the Canadian government and corporations who continue committing violence against Indigenous people.
NOW IS THE TIME directed by Christopher Auchter
On the 50th anniversary of the first new totem pole raising on British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii in almost a century, Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter steps through history to revisit the day that would signal the rebirth of the Haida spirit.
NUXALK RADIO directed by Banchi Hanuse
A day in the life of 91.1, Nuxalk Radio, a radio station built to help keep the Nuxalkmc language alive, broadcasting the laws of the lands and waters.
TARCILA: INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE FROM PERU directed by Sarah Kuck
Activist Tarcila Rivera Zea, a Quechua elder fighting for Indigenous rights in Peru, finds her lifelong efforts to empower her people growing increasingly crucial as climate change raises the stakes.
WITHOUT A WHISPER (Konnón kwe) directed by Katsitsionni Fox Mohawk
Clan Mother Louise Herne and Professor Sally Roesch Wagner join forces to expose the hidden history of the influence of Indigenous Women on the women’s rights movement.