THE MAYORS OF SHIPROCK
The Mayors of Shiprock is a 52-minute documentary which follows the lives of the members of the Northern Dine Youth Committee for over four years, as they work to make their community a better place to live.
CURRENTLY IN POST-PRODUCTION and partially funded by Vision Maker Media and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
BETWEEN WORLDS (Documentary 5 min.)
Brittany Tsosie works to maintain her life both on and off the reservation as she works toward her high school graduation
PRODUCED THROUGH THE AMERICAN GRADUATE SERIES AND WITH A GRANT FROM THE WGBH PRODUCERS ACADEMY
HIDDEN TALENTS (Documentary hybrid - 20 min.)
Hidden Talents follows Navajo artist James Woolenshirt King as he begins his painting entitled "Hidden Talents." King discusses his inspiration, his work and his process as we discover this exceptional Navajo artist and get a glimpse into life on the Navajo Nation.
PRODUCED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SHIPROCK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.
A RETURN HOME(Documentary 31 min.)
After 37 years of living in the city, artist B. Emerson Kitsman learns how difficult life can be on the reservation. But, through her art she learns how to bridge the gap.
THE BACKROAD(Short film - 1999)
Two sisters encounter the one thing their Grandmother always warned them about
Produced through the Flicks on 66 Film Competition.
THE LAST TREK (Documentary 31 min.)
Helena and Nelson Bitsilly have been making the arduous journey up and down the Chuska Mountains with their herd of sheep for decades. This year's journey could be the last one.
OPAL (Short Film 10 min.)
When Opal Shorty is beat up by the town bully, she and her friend Bunny are forced to take matters into their own hands.
Produced through the Sundance Native Filmmakers Lab and a Time/Warner Storytellers Grant.
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