Film Category: 2017

Díí ei Shahane

A Navajo elder discusses his land, family and life.

AH-HOS-TEEND – “Retired”

Where do the spirits go when they are no longer remembered? And who shepherds them back home? “Retired” is a short film that employs the conceit of a world where gods still live among men to explore questions of individual belief and cultural identity.

Tow Truckers

If your car isn’t where you parked it, chances are it’s at Tow Truckers. Once the rage settles in, you’ll head over to the Tow Truckers impound lot where you’ll meet David and Norm, the friendly, semi-enlightened customer service reps struggling to be the best global citizens they can be even though they’re on the… Read more »

On a Knife Edge

Set against a background of rising tension and protest, a Lakota teenager learns first-hand what it means to lead a new generation and enter adulthood in a world where the odds are stacked against him. Filmed over a five-year period and culminating with the events at Standing Rock, On a Knife Edge provides a privileged… Read more »

L.D.O.G: A Love Story

The morning after the most embarrassing date of Tony’s life – he stops by his pot dealer’s pad for a transaction that turns into an impromptu gossip session about his date gone bad.

Red Hand

A man with the power to heal time-travels from the future to rescue a tech genius who is pivotal in saving the Native American race.


NiiSoTeWak translates to “walking the path together”, and Cree traditional teachings claim that although identical twins are born with two separate bodies, they share only one heart. Through the eyes of spirited ten-year-old Inninewak (Cree) twin boys, Tapwewin (Speaking Truth) and Pawaken (Totem) explore and question the essence of their Being in relation to the… Read more »

The Mayors of Shiprock

In the small town of Shiprock, New Mexico a group of young Navajo leaders work to bring hope and change into their once thriving community.

Wica Agli: To Return a Man

On the Rosebud Reservation, perpetrators of violent crimes against women face the consequences of their actions through culturally-specific Native curriculum, exploring what it means to be a man and to “return a man”.

From Up North

From Up North is a personal, poetic short documentary directed by Trudy Stewart based on her experience working for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Featured storyteller Noel Starblanket shares his experiences of attending the Lebret Indian Residential School. While listening to Noel’s stories, Trudy reflects on her time listening to survivors’ stories and her connection… Read more »