Native American Directed Shorts 11/15 at 12:00 PM
Native American Directed Shorts
Run Time: 100 minutes
Directed by: Boise Esquerra
Synopsis: Blackwater follows the story of Birdie Blackwater. A washed up Native American country singer from the reservation who found stardom and fame at an early age. Now on her last leg career wise, and having burnt every bridge across America, Birdie finds herself alone and broke returning to her home land trying to cope with her life as it spirals out of control after ten years of reckless, unchecked, alcoholism.
Directed by: Michelle Hernandez
Synopsis: A Native American family confronts the harsh reality of being split apart from their daughters.
Directed by: Lawrence Hennigan
Synopsis: David Murdoch is a bounty hunter from a dystopian world. Hes tasked to travel back in time to present-day Los Angeles in pursuit of a fugitiveone Iris Gilbert. But the mission causes him to question his orders and his future.
YOUR NAME ISNT ENGLISH
Directed by: Tazbah Rose Chavez
Synopsis: As drivers struggle to pronounce her name, a Native American passenger offers history lessons from the backseat. Its a lesson in American history they won't forget.
Directed by: Mark Lewis
Synopsis: Marty Coulee, a Native American photographer and entrepreneur, lives the good life in New York City. When her Native American business partner, Jess, receives an unexpected opportunity in the American Southwest, the two embark on an adventure to Arizona. However, the fun is short-lived when Jess vanishes without a trace. Suddenly, Marty must deal with her past, a system of racism, and false allegationsall while trying to find her friend. These events fundamentally change Marty. She vows to be a voice for the voices unheard.
Directed by: Juan C. Ysaguirre
Synopsis: A compliment gone wrong that asks the right questions.
Directed by: Justin Deegan
Synopsis: A post-apocalyptic film about two Indigenous men existing in the aftermath of colonial America. When their spouses kick them out, making them homeless in 2019 Seattle. Just like in the old days.
Harkins Scottsdale 101
7000 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|