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2017-02-16 / Front Page

“Little Wound Warriors: Voices from the badlands” Screening

BY TOM CRASH
LCT CORRESPONDENT

KYLE—Chicago based filmmaker Seth McClellan will be in Kyle Feb. 17, 18 and 19 for a workshop/ seminar on documentary film making at the Cloud Horse Art Institute; his documentary “Little Wound Warriors: Voices from the Badlands will be screened free of charge Saturday at 4:30pm at Nupa Theater.

Cloud Horse Art Institute in conjunction with USDA’s Rural Development has been working on a film school that has brought Native American actors, producers and production professionals to Kyle to conduct seminars and workshops.

McClellan’s documentary film seminar starts Friday at 6pm at the Institute in Kyle, continues at 9am on Saturday with a break for the screening at Nupa Theater at 4:30pm then ongoing work Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

The documentary is based on a series of interviews with Little Wound students that includes a look at crime, poverty, racism but also hope for their communities and the wider world with looks at tribal culture, dysfunctional parents, school spirit and suicide; youth who are determined to shape their future while being custodians of the earth. The film runs 57 minutes.

“For me, the filmmaking seminars allows me to get some hands on experience while I’m pursuing my bachelors degree,” said Albert Two Bears who has participated in every workshop over the past 22 months. “This has been a great opportunity.”

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