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MFF19 | Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian
March 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT$6
SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE PREMIERE
Director: Sydney Beane, John Whitehead, Jesse Heinzen
Duration: 56 minutes
Nation: Flandreau Santee Sioux
‘Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian’ is a deeply personal family film that follows Kate Beane, an urban, Dakota scholar, and her family as they trace the remarkable life of their celebrated relative, Ohiyesa (Charles Eastman), an important author, activist, lecturer and one of the first Native American doctors.
Beane and her family search for the legacy of Ohiyesa, while trying to determine what their own will be.
Preceded by short
Director: Ngima Gelu Lama
Duration: 29 minutes
Language: Nepali with English subtitles
One and a half months after the devastating earthquake reduced an entire village to rubble, and a ten-year-old girl longs for normality. News reaches her that school will reopen in a day and she is understandably overjoyed, but there is a hitch: she must first locate her shoes – mandatory under new school rules – in the debris that was once her home.
- March 22, 2019
- 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmUTC+12
- Event Categories:
- Māoriland Film Festival, Pakipūmeka | Documentary
- Event Tags:
- documentary, mff19