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  1. Reel Injun Revisited on Independent Lens

    November 24, 2011

    Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian by Neil Diamond — which premiered on Independent Lens last season — is an exciting, insightful and entertaining documentary about the evolution of the image of North American Native people (“The Indians”) in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. The film earned a George Foster Peabody Award

  2. Native Kids React to Hollywood’s Portrayal of Indians

    November 3, 2010

    We hope you enjoyed Neil Diamond’s documentary Reel Injun: On the Trail with the Hollywood Indian last night on Independent Lens. With the film still fresh in your head, check out how a classroom of Native children react to a Hollywood version of an Indian massacre in the film Little Big Man (starring Dustin Hoffman).        Let us know what you think on our

  3. Tuesday on Independent Lens: Reel Injun

    November 2, 2010

    Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian premieres tonight at 10 PM on Independent Lens (check local listings). The documentary by Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond is an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. Traveling through the

  4. America Ferrera Kicks Off Native American Heritage Month

    November 1, 2010

    The film Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian airs this Tuesday, November 2 on Independent Lens. Director Neil Diamond’s documentary explores the depiction of Natives on the big screen and television throughout modern cinema — from the noble savage, to the grinning right-hand man to the white hero, to recent inroads made in films by and about

  5. In the News: The Latest on ITVS Programs

    October 29, 2010

     What would Sacheen Littlefeather say? “And just like that, I began my day with Sacheen. I didn’t know who Sacheen Littlefeather was until I saw a screening of the documentary Reel Injun in Tulsa earlier this year. There is a film clip from the 1973 Oscar Awards in the documentary. Marlon Brando was announced winner of Best Actor for his role in The Godfather.