Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival
From Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond, an entertaining and insightful look at the portrayal of North American Natives through a century of cinema. With clips from hundreds of classic and recent films, and candid interviews with celebrated Native and non-Native directors, writers, actors and activists — including Clint Eastwood, Robbie Robertson, Sacheen Littlefeather, John Trudell and Russell Mean — Reel Injun traces the evolution of cinema’s depiction of Native people from the silent film era to the present day.
Canada, 2009, 86 min.
Available in digital formats only
DVD now available for educational purchase.