<i>Nikamowin</i>. 2008. USA. Directed by Kevin Lee Burton. 12 min. Courtesy of Burton and Sundance Institute

Native American Shorts Program

Monday, July 21, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

2003. USA. Directed by Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene). Celebrated poet and filmmaker Sherman Alexie queries the residents of Seattle on the origins of the “Indian 49.” 6 min.

2008. USA. Directed by Kevin Lee Burton (God’s Lake Narrows Cree). Deconstructing and reconstructing Cree narrative, this film experiments with language to create a linguistic soundscape. 12 min.

OK Breathe Auralee
2012. USA. Directed by Brooke Swaney (Blackfeet/Salish). Auralee wants a baby and will go to great lengths to get what she wants. 16 min.

The Cave
2010. USA. Directed by Helen Haig-Brown (Tsilhqot'in). A hunter on horseback accidentally discovers a portal to the afterlife in this fantastical version of a true Tsilhqot’in story. 12 min.

2009. USA. Directed by Blackhorse Lowe (Diné). Mary Jane must choose to either stay at home on the reservation or leave to go to boarding school. 15 min.

In the Film exhibition Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program

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