• Still from Maria Tallchief

    Still from Maria Tallchief


The Film

Maria Tallchief's Indian name means "woman of two worlds" and this documentary deftly weaves together the different worlds of Tallchief, including ballet and her Osage Indian heritage. Breathtaking clips of this legendary dancer document, not only the birth of ballet in America, but Tallchief's inspiring journey to become America's first prima ballerina.

The Filmmaker

  1. Sandy Sunrising OsawaProducer