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Native American Children’s Shorts

December 14, 2014 @ 11:00 AM


UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present “Family Flicks.”

Native American Children’s Shorts
Native filmmakers bring myths, legends and modern day tales to the screen in a selection of delightful live-action and animated short films. Colorful puppets guide a Navajo sheepdog who’s lost his flock in Run Red Walk (2011), crayon drawings come to life in Christmas at Moose Factory (1971) and Cree children frolic at a winter festival in Wapos Bay: “There’s No I In Hockey” (2005).


Little Thunder (2009)
Directed by Nance Ackerman and Alan Syliboy.
National Film Board of Canada, Animiki See Digital Production. Producer: Annette Clarke. Screenwriter: Nance Ackerman, Alan Syliboy.
DigiBeta, color, 3 min


Run Red Walk (2011)
Directed by Melissa Henry.
Red Ant Films. Producer: Alfredo Pérez. Screenwriter: Melissa Henry. Cinematographer: Melissa Henry. Editor: Alfredo Pérez, Melissa Henry. Cast: Rita Henry, Johnny Henry, Melissa Henry.
BluRay, color, in Navajo with English subtitles, 16 min


Stories From the Seventh Fire: Why the Rabbit Turns White (1998)
Canadian Television Fund. Producer: Gregory Coyes, Ava Karvonen, Gerri Cook. Screenwriter: Gregory Coyes.
BetaSP, color, 13 min Netshishkatutau / The Encounter (2008)
Directed by Marie-Ève Aster.


Wapikoni Mobile.
DigiBeta, color, in Innu with English subtitles, 4 min Tshitashun / Number (2008)
Directed by James Picard.
Wapikoni Mobile. Cinematographer: James Picard, Paul Rivet.
DigiBeta, color, in Innu with English subtitles, 4 min


If You Want to Get Married… You Have to Learn How to Build an Igloo! (2011) Directed by Allen Auksaq.
National Film Board of Canada. Screenwriter: Allen Auksaq. Cinematographer: Allen Auksaq. Editor: Allen Auksaq. Cast: Dean Ittuksarjuat.
HDCAM, color, 5 min


Christmas at Moose Factory (1971)
Directed by Alans Obomsawin.
National Film Board of Canada. Screenwriter: Alans Obomsawin.
DigiBeta, color, 13 min


Wapos Bay: There’s No “I” In Hockey (2005)
Directed by Dennis Jackson.
Dark Thunder Productions Inc., National Film Board of Canada. Producer: Dennis Jackson, Melanie Jackson, Anand Ramayya, Michael Scott. Screenwriter: Dennis Jackson. Cinematographer: Paul Suderman. Editor: Jennifer Prokop. Cast: Gordon Tootoosis, Raven Brass, Taylor Cook, Eric Johnson, Krystle Pederson.
DigiBeta, color, 24 min Total running time: approx. 82 min.


Note: recommended for ages 4+


December 14, 2014
11:00 AM
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Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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