Injunuity: Source of the Wound | starts at 00:00:00
(USA, 2019, 6 min.)
Director: Adrian Baker (Hopi)
This short explores the issue of historical trauma created by the Native American boarding school experience.
Dissociate (gáidat/máhccat) | starts at 00:06:30
(Sápmi/Finland, 2020, 3 min.)
Director: Sunna Nousuniemi (Sámi)
Northern Sámi with English subtitles
The filmmaker’s personal story about disconnection, survival, and healing.
Standing above the Clouds | starts at 00:09:59
(USA, 2019, 15 min.)
Director: Jalene Keane-Lee
Producers: Amber Espinosa-Jones and Pua Case (Native Hawaiian)
Follow Native Hawaiian mother-and-daughter activists as they take a stand to protect their sacred mountain, Mauna Kea, from becoming the site of the world’s largest telescope.
Sisters Rising | starts at 00:25:00
(USA, 2020, 59 min.)
Directors: Willow O'Feral, Brad Heck
Co-producer: Jaida Grey Eagle (Oglala Lakota)
FOR MATURE AUDIENCES: SEXUAL VIOLENCE DISCUSSED
Sisters Rising is the story of six Native American women fighting to restore personal and tribal sovereignty in the face of ongoing sexual violence against Indigenous women in the United States. An urgent call to action, this portrait of powerful women acting in solidarity is a demand for tribal sovereignty and self-determination toward ending violence against Native women.
Conversation to follow with Willow O' Feral, Brad Heck, Jaida Grey Eagle, and Sarah Deer (Muscogee), moderated by Cass Gardiner (Anishinaabe/Algonquin).","additional_description":"
Native Cinema Showcase is made possible by the support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Generous support provided in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, and The Walt Disney Company.