Hard headed Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales doesn’t know what will hit him next. After decades of hurricanes and oil spills, he faces a new threat—hordes of monstrous 20-pound swamp rats. Known as “nutria”, these invasive South American rodents breed faster than the roving squads of hunters can control them. And with their orange teeth and […]
We all know Curious George – but what about his creators? On makeshift bicycles, Hans and Margret Rey rode across Nazi occupied Europe as refugees, in search of a freedom that would nurture one of the most treasured children’s book series of all time.
After entering his first rodeo, a teenage boy is abandoned by his father; setting in motion the iconic career of ‘America’s Most Beloved Cowboy.
Actor Stephen Tobolowsky has acted in over 200 TV shows and films over the past 40 years, possessing one of the most dazzlingly diverse filmographies on the planet. But even more compelling than the stories he’s been apart of onscreen are those he tells offscreen. In ‘The Primary Instinct,’ Stephen plays himself and uses the […]
A film about the imminent peril to the Lakota (Native American) language, the culture shaped by that language, and the history that created that peril. The film braids together several strands of the story: the struggles of Lakota to learn their tribal language today, the historical attempt by the United States to annihilate the language, […]
A white supremacist attempts to take over a small town in North Dakota.
August 1901. On a train heading back west, an old and lonesome woman. She fought the Indians and was close friends with Buffalo Bill: she was the terror of the plains. But no one ever knew who she really was. Her name was Martha Canary, her name is Calamity Jane.
Once upon a time, legendary Viking explorer Leif Ericson claimed the state of Minnesota for his Nordic king. And the nice folks who live there today have the ancient artifacts to prove it. So why doesn’t anybody believe them? Lost Conquest is a delightful deconstructionist documentary about science and faith. With swords.
BIG VOICE chronicles a year in the life of high school choir director Jeffe Huls and his most advanced ensemble. Mr. Huls must convince his students to set aside their egos, conflicting styles, and teenage angst to achieve true artistry.
Cecelia Fire Thunder has just been elected the first female president of the Oglala Lakota Nation on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation. For Sunny Clifford, who works at the grocery store on the reservation, Cecelia’s forceful articulation of women’s rights speaks directly to Sunny’s inchoate dream of helping to change the harsh world around her. […]
Miracle Cures explores how treatment methods have evolved from colonial times to today, making particular note of practices that did more harm than good. It advances the view that modern methods are more humane and effective than those of the past. At the same time, the film leaves open the question of whether the predominant […]
The River’s Divide follows Donnie Vincent on his two year bowhunting quest for a single whitetail buck notoriously nicknamed ‘Steve’. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the North Dakota Badlands, an amazing story unfolds as Donnie experiences the highs and lows of chasing a single animal in the middle of the vast wilderness. Experience each […]
When retired police captain and Parkinson’s patient of twenty years Larry Smith embarks on a three hundred mile bike ride across South Dakota, he proves that exercise and medical marijuana mitigates symptoms and improves quality of life, serving as an inspiration to all those with a life altering illness.
A candid examination of the life of The Buffalo King, James (Scotty) Philip, who overcame countless years of this nation’s wanton buffalo slaughter to become a recognizable leader in the preservation of our iconic American bison.