Dull Knifes, The: My Father & Me

A mix of observational documentary and animation explore the experience of growing-up on the Pine Ridge Reservation through the eyes of fifteen-year-old George Dull Knife, over the course of a momentous and difficult year.

Since America's inception, dynastic families have significantly influenced American history.  Names like Kennedy, Hearst, and Rockefeller are forever tied to American politics, media and business; their legacies well documented, their names widely known. But filmmaker Eli Cane believes there is room for one more dynastic American family, a Lakota-Northern Cheyenne family: The Dull Knifes.

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Lincoln, Neb.: Vision Maker Media awards up to $500,000 combined annually to a select handful of production and research & development projects by filmmakers across the nation to produce documentaries for PBS stations.

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