Cory Mann in a scene from Smokin' Fish

Saturday Night Videos: The Year in Native American Cinema


2011 has been another impressive year for films by Natives and about the Native experience. Here are trailers for some of the movies that were the most popular on the festival circuit.

Reel Injun, a documentary about representations of American Indians in film, directed by Neil Diamond:

On the Ice, a drama directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean about a tragedy that happens when three teenager go out seal hunting:

Shouting Secrets, directed by Korinna Sehringer, awarded Best Film at the American Indian Film Festival:

Smokin' Fish, Cory Mann's autobiographical account of his return to his family's fish camp in Alaska:

The Thick Dark Fog, directed by Randy Vasquez, winner of Best Documentary honors at AIFF:

Holy Man: The U.S.A. v. Doug White, a documentary about a medicine man from Pine Ridge who spent 17 years in federal prison for a crime he did not commit:

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