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Santa Fe New Mexican

We talk about four films from this year’s Santa Fe Independent Film Festival


Blood Memory
Director Drew Nicholas, and subject of the documentary, Sandy White Hawk, talk about the history and of forced adoptions of native children into white families–and the healing and reintegration process Sandy is leading.


Imaginary Order
Debra Eisenstadt is writer, director, producer, and editor of this film about a bored housewife and mother whose life takes some weird and dark turns when she meets some intemperate neighbors. (19’24”)


Lost Bayou
Hunter Burke is co-writer and actor in a film about a Louisiana faith healer, and the prodigal daughter who comes home to him. (30’57”)


Reclamation: The Rise at Standing Rock
Michele Noble is director and producer of this short documentary about the young people who led the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Pipeline–and the unity among tribes who came together by there. (44’36”)