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by Michael Hacker and Dennis Aig
In this drama set in rural Montana, a hunting guide must reconcile his life with the changing social attitudes that threaten to render his work obsolete or even immoral.
by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
A behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental organization that the FBI calls the “number one domestic terrorism threat” in America.
by Tracy Rector and Annie Silverstein of Longhouse Media
The journey of three teens from the Swinomish Indian Tribe who make a film about the threat from two local oil refineries.
by Billy Luther
Following pageant contestants in their quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, and featuring personal stories of recent winners, Miss Navajo is a unique celebration of womanhood.
by Joseph Aguirre
Three Montana farming families, struggling to keep afloat after years of drought, take their chances and hire a rainmaker.
by Ellen Frankenstein
Living in a place with high teen pregnancy, high school drop-out, substance abuse, and domestic violence rates, Sitka, Alaska teenagers reflect on the possibility of finding a place in society.
by Bo Boudart
Power Paths follows a grassroots coalition of Native Americans and environmental groups determined to transform their reservation’s economy to green energy, preserving their land for future generations.
By Margaret Carey
The neglected story of Esther Strasburger, a single, woman homesteader in 1909 Montana, is juxtaposed with that of Strasburger's great-granddaughter who is still inextricably tied to the land today.
by Lela Delgado
A look at the lives of Latin American immigrants in the American heartland as they struggle to maintain their traditions in the face of language barriers, prejudice, and the challenge of adapting to a new culture.
by Marsh Chamberlain, Evon Peter, Enei Begaye Peter, and Ryan Jacobi
Set in an Alaskan landscape as dramatic as its stories, We Breathe Again intimately explores the lives of five Alaska Native people, each confronting the impacts of historic and contemporary trauma.