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The White Tiger

An urban warrior returns to his tribal homeland in a quest for his cultural identity.

New Zealand 2009, Digital Betacam, 8 minutes

Taika Waititi (Maori Te Whanau-a-Apanui) lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand.



First Contact

The lives of two brothers change drastically after they discover strange tracks while hunting.

Australia 2009, Digital Betacam, 8 minutes

Rima Tamou (Bulgunnwarra/Nga Ruahine Rangi) lives and works in Cairns, Australia.



Cepanvkuce Tutcenen / Three Little Boys

Three young Creek/Seminole boys just can’t stop being troublemakers, even in church.

USA 2009, Digital Betacam, 8 minutes

Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Creek) lives and works in Tulsa, USA.



b. Dreams

Romance and comedy come together in a contemporary portrait of love on a Navajo reservation.

USA 2009, Digital Betacam, 10 minutes

Blackhorse Lowe (Diné) lives and works in Mesa, USA.



Tsi tkahéhtayen / The Garden

Three Mohawk women come to a mystical gardener seeking help to fill the holes in their lives, but the gardener needs some help of his own.

Canada 2009, Digital Betacam, 12 minutes

Zoe Leigh Hopkins (Heiltsuk/Mohawk) lives and works in Vancouver.



Savage

In a place like this, there aren’t many chances to be a kid. But, when no one’s watching… A residential school musical.

Canada 2009, Digital Betacam, 6 minutes

Lisa Jackson (Anishinaabe) lives and works in Vancouver.



?E?anx / The Cave

A hunter on horseback accidentally discovers a portal to the afterlife.

Canada 2009, Digital Betacam, 10 minutes

Helen Haig-Brown (Tsilhqot’in) lives and works in Vancouver.

Canada 2009, 67 min

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Zoe Leigh Hopkins, Lisa Jackson, Helen Haigh-Brown, Taika Waititi, Sterlin Harjo, Blackhorse Lowe, Rima Tamou