‘The Seventh Fire’: Indians as Objects

There have been panel discussions organized around screenings of The Seventh Fire that wished to address the societal ills that plague the tiny indigenous community depicted in the film. However, any discussion about the film should center around the way the film uses its lyrical, pseudo-documentary style to establish its Native American subjects in the … Continue reading ‘The Seventh Fire’: Indians as Objects

An Extra in the Indie-Film Trenches of ‘Red Hand’

I recently had the pleasure of participating as an extra in Rod Pocowatchit's new feature-length movie Red Hand, filmed this September and October in Wichita, KS. Read the director's article about the dilemmas faced by indie filmmakers. In Pocowatchit's own words, the film is about "a man with the power to heal who time-travels from … Continue reading An Extra in the Indie-Film Trenches of ‘Red Hand’