FESTIVAL PRESS COVERAGE

 

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INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY

The American Indian Film Institute (AIFI) in San Francisco has an illustrious history of presenting stories of Indigenous cultural affirmation, resistance and survival, as well as opportunities for the professional development of Native talent. These themes continue with the 41st annual American Indian Film Festival, November 4–11... Read More


MUCKLESHOOT MONTHLY

"It was so exciting to attend the premiere, and to be able to share with the community about what the Sla-Hal bone games means to our people" said Lyn Dennis, Producer, Director and narrator of the film... Read More

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THE SEATTLE TIMES

There’s trouble on the set of “Alien Boy and Talking Dog.” The dollar-store duct tape won’t hold and the empty spray-painted boxes and gauges that serve as the spaceship interior keep falling down. Jesse Walton, 11, the main character — whose idea it was for the four-minute sci-fi film — gets into costume. His helmet is a modified colander and his spacesuit is a slip-on silver exercise garment meant to make people sweat. It works, and Walton asks the instructor, Steven Paul Judd, “Why can’t you just spray paint my clothes?” Read More...