Film: Visionmakers: Native Identity Through Film: The Only Good Indian


  • Categories: Film
  • Event posted: Oct. 19, 2011
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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Set in the early 20th century, when Native Americans were forced to attend boarding schools to assimilate with white culture, this provocative drama follows Charlie (Winter Fox Frank), a teenager who flees one such school to return home. Wes Studi is Sam Franklin, a Cherokee bounty hunter who has rejected his native people, charged with bringing Charlie back. Kevin Willmott directs this powerful film. (114 mintues, 2009) Introduction by Kevin Willmott and Tom Carmody. In conjunction with Passages: Persistent Visions of a Native Place.


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