The Sundance Film Festival is underway, and there are three films on the Festival roster that have been selected for the Native Forum. They are the short “Ok Breathe Auralee,” by Brooke Pepion Swaney (Blackfeet/Salish) and the features Mosquita y Mari and The Orator.
Here’s the teaser for “Ok Breathe Auralee,” the story of a young woman who desperately wants a baby:
The trailer for Mosquita y Mari (selected for the NEXT program), a film about a complex friendship between two Latina high schoolers:
The trailer for The Orator (O le Tulafale) (selected as a Spotlight film), which tells the story of a Samoan farmer who must fight for his family, and is New Zealand’s submission for the foreign language film category at the 84th Academy Awards: