Twisting the knife for the sake of it
The Activist and Tiger Eyes
Last updated 3/15/2014 at 1:34pm
The cinematic offerings that highlight Native American or Indigenous issues or feature promising Native American or Indigenous actors have been pretty thin lately, but I thought I'd take this issue of Indian Life to let you know about two films I've seen recently that fall into those categories.
The Activist is a film set on (or near) the Lakota Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation during the Wounded Knee occupation in 1973. Cyril Moran, a Frenchman, directs it and the film has gotten more attention on that side of the ocean. It's not an easy film to find over here, but it is available on Amazo...