In partnership with Art House Convergence and in collaboration with the Sundance Institute’s Indigenous Program, FilmScene is proud to present Indigenous short films from Sundance Institute Fellows before select new releases all November long in celebration of National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The fee FilmScene pays for these films goes to participating Indigenous filmmakers. FilmScene acknowledges the Iowa, Sauk and Meskwaki, and the Sioux, the original keepers of this land, for hosting us on their land every day.
The six selected films playing in November, before select films are:
Birds in the Earth (11 minutes), Marja Helander (Sámi)
Fainting Spells (10 minutes), Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga Band of Luiseño)
Playing before RAISE HELL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS
Jáaji Approx. (8 minutes), Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga Band of Luiseño)
My Father’s Tools (7 minutes), Heather Condo (Mi’gmaq)
Playing before WHERE’S MY ROY COHN?
Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (4 minutes), Eva Kaukai (Inuit) and Manon Chamberland (Inuit)
Playing before HARRIET.
Shinaab, Part II (8 minutes), Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. (Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians).