The Unknown Country w/ Meet the Sky
Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A
The Unknown Country
Morrisa Maltz (Dir), 85 minutes, USA, Western New York Premiere
A grieving woman (Lily Gladstone) travels from the Midwest to the Texas-Mexico border following an invitation to reconnect with her estranged Oglala-Lakota family. During her largely solitary and surreal journey towards an unknown destination, Tana (Gladstone) navigates a post-2016 election social climate against a natural landscape encountering familiar faces and strangers along the way.
Meet the Sky
K.J. Edwards (Dir), 15 minutes, Canada, Western New York Premiere
Two sisters travel to a reservation to learn about Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) culture. Due to the progression of her illness, Andie intends to live out her days there. Mel, on the other hand, rejects both the truth about Andie’s diagnosis and the importance of bringing ceremony into their lives.
Still from The Unknown Country
Directed by: Morrisa Maltz
Video from Meet the Sky
Directed by: K.J. Edwards
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