Wichita, KS ·
“The Burden of Being”: 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Red Fork Native American Film Festival, Tulsa Community College.
A short film written and directed by Rodrick Pocowatchit In the year 2064, where only one utilitarian race — known as ‘The Nation’ — is recognized, a Native American man is imprisoned for speaking his ancient tribal language and tortured to reveal and underground group of rebels trying to preserve their culture.
Written and Directed by Rodrick Pocowatchit
Produced by Curtis Bridenstine
Executive Producers Ian Skorodin and Patricia Gomes
Starring Noah Watts, Ross Crain, Jason Paul Evans and DeLanna Studi
Director of Photography/Editor Matthew Stumphy
Location Sound Janna Lopez Raven
Original Music by John Bridenstine
Winner 2013 L.A. Skins Fest 48-Hour Shootout Competition
See ‘Giving Back the Navajo Way,’ the film that brought a Native high school student all the way from Flagstaff to Washington to meet President Obama.
Buffy Sainte-Marie is an Academy Award-winning Canadian First Nations musician, composer, visual artist, educator and social activist.