Co-presented with Longhouse Media
Saturday, May 24 at 07:00PM
The Navajo Nation has produced some of the most exciting and successful Native filmmakers of the past decade. Join us for a program of short films, and talk with the artists who made them.
The Rocket Boy
(USA, 2010, 10 min)
Director: Donovan Seschillie.
Calvin is a young boy who has lost his father, his dream is to find him. In order to do so he builds a makeshift space rocket that he hopes to use and find his father against his mother's advice.
The 6th World
(USA, 2012, 15 min)
Director: Nanobah Becker.
Navajo astronaut Tazbah Redhouse is a pilot on the first spaceship sent to colonize Mars, but a mysterious dream the night before departure haunts the journey.
Run Red Walk: A Navajo Sheepdog
(USA, 2010, 16 min)
In Navajo with English subtitles.
Director: Melissa Henry.
A red sheepdog's search for his lost sheep takes him across the hills and hollows of the rez. Along the way he meets some unusual characters.
(USA, 2012, 6 min)
Director: Sydney Freeland.
After watching Back to the Future Part II, an imaginative young girl and her stuffed teddy bear try to make a working hoverboard.
The Way Things Are
(USA, 2011, 15 min)
Director: Daniel Edward Hyde
A jaded Marine returns home to the reservation to find a culture war being waged between the old ways and the new.
(USA, 2008, 10 min)
Director: Blackhorse Lowe
A redundant conversation reaches epic proportions.
Interview with Einstein
(USA, 2012, 9 min)
Director: Velma Kee Craig
When their dog, Einstein, starts talking, the family decides to shoot a documentary.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122