Without Arrows

DIRECTOR(S):
Elizabeth Day, Jonathan Olshefski
SYNOPSIS:

Filmed over the course of 13 years (2011–2023), “Without Arrows” chronicles the vibrance and struggle of a Lakȟóta family. Delwin Fiddler, Jr., a champion grass dancer from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, left his reservation as a young man to escape a trauma that splintered his family and built a new life in Philadelphia. A decade later, he abandons it all and returns home to fulfill his mother’s ambition and carry on the legacy of their thiyóšpaye (extended family).

 

Preceded by short film “Winding Path.”

 

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Presented in Multiple Parts

Winding Path

Eastern Shoshone medical student Jenna Murray spent summers on the Wind River Indian Reservation helping her ...
10 min | Alexandra Lazarowich, Ross Kauffman | | English
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