INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
10/23/2013 - 9:00pm - 9:59pm
Program Title: 
REEL INJUN
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/reel-injun/
PSIP Description: 
Explores the "Hollywood Indian," the portrayal of American Natives through a century of cinema.
Long Description: 
With candid interviews with directors, writers, actors and activists, including Clint Eastwood, Jim Jarmusch, Robbie Robertson, Sacheen Littlefeather, John Trudell and Russell Means, and clips from numerous films, including "Stagecoach," "Little Big Man," "The Outlaw Josey Wales," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Atanarjuat the Fast Runner," this program traces the evolution of cinema's depiction of Native people from the silent film era to today.