COMING TO THE 2020 FESTIVAL

1995

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session H 3:25 - 6:00 pm

Sunday, Feb 23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session M 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Kaja Powlaski has closed herself off from the world. Taking solace only in her love for photography...

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A Rodeo Film 

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session E 3:25 - 5:15 pm

A bull rider who falls out of love with the sport must choose between his family’s...

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Acts Of Contriction

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session L 2:00 - 5:00 pm

A priest grapples with his experiences of faith, the past, and his ride-sharing night job...

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All That You Love Will Be Carried Away

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session D 1:00 - 3:10 pm​

A Salesman's love of bathroom graffiti may save his life on a cold, dark Nebraska night....

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Another Scar of Genocide: Diabetes in Indian Country

Friday, Feb. 21st - Journey Museum - Film Session B 1:00 - 5:00 pm

This project is a documentary designed to bring awareness to the epidemic of diabetes....

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Ashes To Ashes 

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session D 1:00 - 3:10 pm ​

Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley..

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BEING DEAD

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session G 1:00 - 3:10 pm

Friday, Feb. 21st - Hot Springs - Film Session I 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Joseph and Celice were once in love. As two scientists, they shared a magical passion that brought them together over...

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CANNONBALL

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session F 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Darla is a type-A Brentwood mom who’s done with her abusive marriage. Her solution? Hire an assassin...

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Dark Harbor

Friday, Feb. 21st - Elks Theatre - Film Session A 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hot Springs - Film Session K 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Olivia, a pregnant woman approaching her due date, returns to Maine for the funeral of her father....

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Decade of Dominance, The Warriors

Friday, Feb. 21st - Journey Museum - Film Session B

1:00 - 5:00 pm

This David vs. Goliath story is about the achievements of a small reservation school of 120 students that wins 5 state championships....

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Just In Time

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session F 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hot Springs - Film Session K 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Justin lives a comfortable life with Camille, a loving and compassionate Puerto Rican woman....

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L'eau est La vie

(Water is Life)

Friday, Feb. 21st - Journey Museum - Film Session B

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hot Springs - Film Session J 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Water protector Cherri Foytlin leads us on a no nonsense journey of Indigenous resistance to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline(BBP)....

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Lost Treasure of the Valley

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session D 1:00 - 3:10 pm

A young photographer and an adventurer discover that all of the abandoned shopping carts in LA's San Fernando Valley lead to a hidden cave off of Sepulveda Blvd...

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Love Speaks A Different Language

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session G 1:00 - 3:10 pm

Cassie & Noah meet at school, but their relationship is a little uncommon in that Cassie is deaf.....

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Name Escapes Me

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session D 1:00 - 3:10 pm​

A couple's fragile unity is threatened when they realize that their only child may be guilty of something awful. Anthony, recently dia....

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Patrinell: The Total Experience

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session H 3:25 - 6:00 pm

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session L 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Seattle's extraordinarily gifted "First Lady of Gospel", Rev. Patrinell Staten Wright, struggles to maintain the...

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Pipe Dream

Friday, Feb. 21st - Elks Theatre - Film Session C 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session M 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Each year thousands of budding actors take that huge leap of faith and move to L.A. or New York in search of stardom...

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Raising Buchanan

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session F 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session M 7:00 - 9:30 pm

In suburban Phoenix, 40-year-old Ruth Kiesling is not exactly “living the dream.” She’s a donut shop employee with anger issues. She’s got no....

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Showing up

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session F 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Friday, Feb. 21st - Hot Springs - Film Session I 7:00 - 9:30 pm

No one can break your heart unless for a time they’ve held it in their hands. Once someone truly loves you...

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Snake River Rising 

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session F 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Friday, Feb. 21st - Hot Springs - Film Session I 7:00 - 9:30 pm

A stranger appears in a small town during Christmastime and helps a weary mother and her son by repaying a debt from long ago...

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Spark, A Profile of Sarah Rodgers

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session H 3:25 - 6:00 pm​

Sarah is a well-known and extremely talented regional painter who is at the apex of her career...

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Tales of an American Hoodrat

Saturday, Feb. 22nd - Hill City - Film Session E 3:25 - 5:15 pm​

A coming of age story that follows four millennial teenagers, who live their days of adolescence by their own set of rules....

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The Love of Two 

Friday, Feb. 21st - Journey Museum - Film Session B 1:00 - 5:00 pm

David gets a call about Ruth being in the hospital. He remembers the first time he met her...

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The Mustang

Friday, Feb. 21st - Elks Theatre - Film Session C 7:00 - 10:00 pm ​

The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs...

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The Still Life of Annika Myers

Friday, Feb.21st - Elks Theatre - Film Session C 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Sunday, Feb.23rd - Hot Springs - Film Session L 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Feb.25th - Matthews Opera House - Film Session N 7:00 - 10:00 pm

During the Dutch Hunger winter of 1945, ANNIKA MYERS traded her family’s treasured painting of a feast for rations. Now, at 84, she has...

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Totems

Thursday, Feb.20th - Elks Theatre - Film Session A 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday, Feb.22nd - Hot Springs - Film Session J 2:00 - 5:00 pm

A post-apocalyptic film about two Indigenous men existing in the aftermath of colonial America. When their spouses kick them out, making...

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Warrior Women

Thursday, Feb. 20th - Elks Theatre - Film Session A 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 25th - Matthews Opera House - Film Session N 7:00 - 10:00 pm

“Warrior Women” is the story of mothers and daughters fighting for Native rights in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s....

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When Life Gives You Lemmon

Sunday, Feb. 23rd - Hill City - Film Session H 3:25 - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 25th - Matthews Opera House - Film Session N 7:00 - 10:00 pm

A profile of South Dakota artist and sculptor John Lopez in his home town of Lemmon....

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Varlet

Saturday, Feb.22nd - Hill City - Film Session D 1:00 - 3:10 pm

Saturday, Feb. 21st - Hot Springs - Film Session K 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 25th - Matthews Opera House - Film Session N 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Set in the 1860s, a backwoods fur trapper on a grueling winter journey is attacked while resting at his camp. Now injured and a long way from...

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