North American Indians: Films and Videos
Dance Me outside [video recording]
Alliance ; Norman Jewison presents a Yorktown/Shadow Shows production ; REZ Films Limited ; produced by Brian Dennis, Bruce McDonald ; directed by Bruce McDonald ; screenplay by Bruce McDonald, Don McKellar, John Frizzell.
CALL # E78.A34 D36 1997.
PUBLISHER: NYC : A-PIX Entertainment, c1997.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (ca. 91 min.) : 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: "When the Kidabanessee Reservation is shocked by a brutal murder, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test"--Container.
The Dawn Horse [motion picture]
CALL # B-12,718.
PUBLISHER: Stanton Films, 1972.
DESCRIPTION: 18 min; 16 mm.
SUMMARY: Describes how the culture of the American Indian has been an expression of his unity with the earth. Reveals the meanings behind American Indian music and verse.
Dark Wind [video recording]
Le Studio Canal+ and Seven Arts; screenplay by Neal Jimenez and Eric Bergren; produced by Patrick Markey ; directed by Errol Morris.
CALL # PN1997 .D37 1991.
PUBLISHER: Van Nuys, Calif. : Live Home Video : Carolco Home Video, c1991.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (111 min.); 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: The popular hero of several Tony Hillerman best-sellers, Navajo cop Jim Chee, is a student of the old ways who wanted to be a medicine man before he became a lawman. Now as a cop covering the Arizona Territories belonging to the Hopi and Navajo Indians, he's torn between both worlds. When the badly mutilated victim of a Navajo skinwalker is found on Hopi land, Chee is suddenly plunged into a world of mystery filled with drug dealers, F.B.I. agents, witchcraft, international politics
NOTE: Based upon the novel "The dark wind" by Tony Hillerman.
Dineh Nation: The Navajo Story [video recording]
Produced by Russell Richards.
CALL # E78.N65 D56 1992.
PUBLISHER: New York, NY : Filmakers Library [distributor] 1992.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (26 min.) ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: Relates the exploitation and trials of the Navajo people at the Dineh Nation in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.
Distant Voices, Thunder Words [video recording]
Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium, Inc. ; NETCHE ; producer, director, Luis Peon Casanova ; script writer, Lori Maass.
CALL # E98.F6 D57 1990.
PUBLISHER: [Lincoln, NE : NAPBC], 1990.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (60 min.) ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: A documentary on Native American (and some African and Polynesian) storytelling traditions. Through interviews with Native Americans and African storytellers, poets, and writers, explores initiation into the calling of storyteller; the influence of story in the Native American sense of kinship and right relationship with nature; and compares and contrasts oral storytelling with the writing of poetry and novels.
The Doe Boy [video recording]
CALL # PN1995.9.I48 D6 2002
PUBLISHER: New York, NY : Wellspring Media, c2002.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video disc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: James Duval stars in this coming of age drama as Hunter, a young Native American whos teen angst is compounded by his confusing cultural identity.
Dreamtales [video recording]
The Rocky Mountain Film Center ; animator, Stacey Steers ; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation ; animator, Faith Hubley.
CALL # F2319.2.Y4 D73 1993.
PUBLISHER: Bethesda, MD : Atlas Video, 1993.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (32 min.) ; 1/2 in.
CONTENTS: Watunna (25 min.) -- Starlore: ancient American sky myths (7 min.).
SUMMARY: Contains two original animated films about Native American myths and beliefs. Watunna (1989) is from the Yekuana Indians of the Venezuelan rainforest. Starlore (1983) is a collection of five legends about stars taken from Eskimo, Pawnee, Aztec, Inca and Brazilian Indian mythology.
Starlore: ancient American sky myths.
Drumbeat for Mother Earth: How Persistent Organic Pollutants Threaten the Natural Environment and the Future of Indigenous Peoples [video recording]
Greenpeace [and] Indigenous Environmental Network ; produced by Joseph Di Gangi ... [et al.] ; directed, filmed & edited by Joseph Di Gangi, Amon Giebel.
CALL # RA566.27 .D78 1999.
PUBLISHER: [s.l.] : Greenpeace & Indigenous Environmental Network, 1999.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (55 min.) ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: "The smallpox blankets are back - this time as toxic chemicals from transnational corporations that enter us through our traditional foods ... These chemicals threaten our clan relationships, our treaty rights, our health, and our future generations"--Container.
Last modified: August 11, 2009