5 feb. 2014

Indios americanos en la pantalla

Películas y series de tv que muestran la forma de vida actual de los nativos norteamericanos

Smoke signals (1998)

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear... (89 mins.)

Director: Chris Eyre

Stars: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

SKINS (2002)
An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation. (84 mins.)

Director: Chris Eyre

Stars: Eric Schweig, Graham Greene, Gary Farmer, Noah Watts

Thunderheart (1992) 

A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation. (119 mins.)

Director: Michael Apted

Stars: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward

Powwow Highway (1989)

Social realism regarding struggles of reservation-dwelling Native Americans in the North Central states of the US... (88 mins.)

Director: Jonathan Wacks

Stars: Gary Farmer, A Martinez, Joannelle Nadine Romero, Amanda Wyss

The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns... (103 mins.)

Director: Sherman Alexie

Stars: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim

Skinwalkers (2002 TV Movie)

The story revolves around the legend of the skin walkers or "S Dubs", a folk legend from Utah about the spirits of murdered Indians returning to seek revenge upon those who disrespect the land. (100 mins.)

Director: Chris Eyre

Stars: Harrison Lowe, James Dalgam, Adam Beach, Saginaw Grant

Coyote Waits (2003 TV Movie)
Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.(107 mins.)

Director: Jan Egleson

Stars: Adam Beach, Candice Costello, Jimmy Herman, Gary Kanin

Christmas in the Clouds (2001)

A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation... (96 mins.)

Director: Kate Montgomery

Stars: Timothy Vahle, Sam Vlahos, Mariana Tosca, M. Emmet Walsh

Older Than America (2008)
A woman's haunting visions reveal a Catholic priest's sinister plot to silence her mother from speaking... (102 mins.)

Director: Georgina Lightning

Stars: Adam Beach, Tantoo Cardinal, Bradley Cooper, Glen Gould

Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life. (81 mins.)

Director: Sterlin Harjo

Stars: Wes Allen, Jeri Arredondo, Laura Bailey, Nando Betancur

Imprint (2007)

Shayla Stonefeather, a Native American attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a controversial murder trial... (84 mins.)

Director: Michael Linn

Stars: Tonantzin Carmelo, Carla-Rae, Michael Spears, Cory Brusseau

Northern Exposure (1990 TV Series)

A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town. (60 mins.)

Stars: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin, John Cullum


Rez Bomb (2008) 
Set on and around the poorest place in the USA, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Rez Bomb is a love story/thriller... (95 mins.)

Director: Steven Lewis Simpson

Stars: Tamara Feldman, Trent Ford, Chris Robinson, Russell Means

Naturally Native (1998) 

Three Native American sisters (Red-Horse, Bedard, Guerrero) decide to try to sell a line of cosmetics they call Naturally Native... (107 mins.)

Director: Jennifer Wynne Farmer, Valerie Red-Horse

Stars: Valerie Red-Horse, Yvonne Russo, Irene Bedard, Kimberly Guerrero

Sioux City (1994)
A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller... (102 mins)

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips

Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Melinda Dillon, Lise Cutter

War party (1988)
A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians...(97 mins.)

Director: Franc Roddam

Stars: Billy Wirth, Kevin Dillon, Tim Sampson, Jimmie Ray Weeks

Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994 TV Movie)

Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests... (100 mins.)

Director: Frank Pierson

Stars: Charles Abourezk, Dave Bald Eagle, Lawrence Bayne, Edgar Bear Runner

Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (2005 TV Movie)

Simon Jackson fights to save the endagered Spirit Bear from extinction by going up against the foresting industry. (91 mins.)

Director: Stefan Scaini

Stars: Mark Rendall, Graham Greene, Katie Stuart, Ed Begley Jr.

Navajo Blues (1996) 

A police detective, who has to testify against a Las Vegas mobster's son who killed a cop, has to be hidden away for his safety until the hearing... (90 mins.)

Director: Joey Travolta

Stars: Steven Bauer, Irene Bedard, Charlotte Lewis, Barry Donaldson


DreamKeeper (2003 TV Movie)

In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys... (174 mins.)

Director: Steve Barron

Stars: August Schellenberg, Eddie Spears, Gary Farmer, John Trudell