Reel Injun - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Reel Injun - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Reel Injun - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Reel Injun

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Description

An entertaining and provocative look at Hollywood's depiction of Native Americans, Reel Injun journeys through a century of cinema to set the record straight. Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond examines how the myth of the movie ''Injun'' has influenced the world's understanding, and misunderstanding, of Natives. A remarkable feat of historical research, the film contains clips from hundreds of classic and recent film and candid interviews with celebrated directors, writers, actors and activists. Reel Injun is an insightful compendium for understanding the racial politics of Hollywood and the continuing artistic vibrancy of Native peoples.

Details

  • Format: DVD
  • Studio: Lorber Films
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Run Time: 88 minutes

About the Artist

One of Canada's foremost Aboriginal filmmakers and photographers, Neil Diamond hails from the Cree community of Waskaganish. His recent credits include The Last Explorer, a feature-length docudrama retracing the steps of his great uncle, Aboriginal guide George Elson, on an ill-fated voyage into the heart of uncharted Labrador.

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At Shumakolowa Native Arts we are proud to offer rare and hard-to-find documentaries and movies that celebrates Native American and Pueblo culture, history and art. Our selection of films has been carefully curated by our team of experts to inspire and provide insight into these unique art forms.

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At Shumakolowa Native Arts, we guarantee that your purchase is an original and authentic work handcrafted by Native American artists as defined by the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990. We ask our artists to complete an extensive certification process, providing a CIB (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood) card and other documentation of their Native American heritage. Our team of experts carefully inspects every product to guarantee it is handcrafted using traditional, sustainable processes and natural materials of only the highest quality. We record the place and date of each purchase and pride ourselves in paying a fair price that allows artists to make a living practicing their craft. At a time when many commercially-made products are being sold as handcrafted Native American art, our in-depth purchase process allows us to guarantee the authenticity of every unique piece of fine art we offer. For more than 35 years, we have made it a priority to visit artists in their studio or home to purchase their latest handcrafted pieces and learn about their work. We have developed lasting relationships with artists, as well as dealers and collectors, and we take pride in being a trusted destination for fine Native American art.

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