Nov 27, 2020
Impact 10 with Stacy, Nicole, Christopher, and Lexy discusses indigenous cinema. Stacy covers westerns and The Searchers, Nicole gives a short retrospective on American Indian cinema and Smoke Signals, Christopher talks Maori culture and Whale Rider, and Lexy discusses Disney and Moana. We are joined by documentary filmmaker Suree Towfighnia in the discussion.
Suree's recommended links
Standing Silent Nation 2007 -- a Lakota family asserts their sovereignty by growing industrial hemp. (screened on PBS POV): https://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/bibliographic_entity%7Cvideo_work%7C3922902/standing-silent-nation
Crying Earth Rise Up, 2015--this is about water protection and the Lakota fight to stop uranium mining in the Great Plains and Black Hills. (screens on PBS): https://www.der.org/crying-earth-rise-up/
The Lakota Media Project is the organization Suree mentors and co-founded. They have a page on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lakotamediaproject
Reel Injun: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/reel-injun/
Incident at Oglala: https://www.amazon.com/Incident-Oglala-Leonard-Peltier-Story/dp/B0001FVDI2