2013. Canada. Danis Goulet . 9 min.
2014. USA. Sydney Freeland . 95 min.
New York premiere. Followed by a discussion with Sydney Freeland
Thursday, July 10, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2013. Canada. Directed by Danis Goulet (Cree/Metis). With Sarah Podemski. In the near future, the environment has been destroyed and society suffocates under a brutal military occupation. A lone Cree wanderer searches an urban war zone to find the ancient and dangerous Weetigo to help in the fight against the occupiers. 9 min.
2014. USA. Directed by Sydney Freeland (Navajo). With Jeremiah Bitsui, Carmen Moore, Morning Star Wilson. The Navajo Nation is seen from the inside out through the eyes of three teens: an adopted Christian girl, a rebellious father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual. While all three are striving to escape the hardships of life on a reservation, the film portrays such a strong underlying tradition of acceptance and family that one wonders whether the outside world these characters crave is truly the answer. 95 min.
In the Film exhibition Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program
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