Racing the Rez

Racing the Rez

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Release Date: 
Sunday October 28, 2012
Expiration Date: 
Monday October 31, 2016

Broadcast Rights: Six (6) releases over four (4) years beginning 11/01/12; SCH/1YR (for K‐12); and non‐commercial cable rights.

Royalty free to members and subscribers of the American Public Television (APT).

For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. The film moves beyond stereotypes of the past and present as two high school boys' cross country teams--Tuba City and Chinle--compete for the state championship title.

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Official Selection, 2012 American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 2-10, 2012Official Selection, 2013 Aqua Caliente Native FilmFest (Feb. 27-Mar. 3)Official Selection, Arlington International Film Festival (Oct. 17-21, 2012)Nominated for Best Documentary, 2012 American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 2-10, 2012Ryan Lee Crosby, the composer of the film's soundtrack, has been nominated for "Singer/Songwriter of the Year" by the Boston Music Awards. Winners will be announced on Dec. 2, 2012. (11-20-12)Official Selection, 10th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (Feb. 15-24)WINNER, Best Action/Sports Film; Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival (10-10-12 through 10-14-12)
 
 

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.

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Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.