Tavares Strachan and Amanda Williams have also received the award, which increased from $625k to $800k, no strings attached.
At Doc Fortnight, Catch a Showcase of Indigenous Experimental Films
COUSIN Collective is presenting a program of shorts and other works through MoMA.
For Sky Hopinka, Wandering Is Both a Mode of Moving and Making
Centers of Somewhere proposes an understanding of Indigeneity that is hybrid, fluctuating, and always in transit.
Poetry That Pulls at the Seams of Colonial Power and Memory
Enjoy a sneak peek of Perfidia, a new book from Sky Hopinka, which examines collective memory and the everyday impacts of colonial violence upon Indigenous peoples.
Indigenous Filmmakers Share Features, Shorts, and More Online
This weekend, the collective COUSIN presents film by directors they’ve commissioned new work from, including Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, seth cardinal dodginghorse, and more.
Tired of Netflix? Stream Experimental Films and Video Art
We reached out to artists, filmmakers, and Hyperallergic contributors to assemble a list of what we’ve been sharing on our networks, after finding inspiration in Kate Lain’s “Cabin Fever” playlist.
True, False, and Everything in Between at America’s Most Adventurous Film Festival
Year after year, True/False has provided a forum for filmmakers, critics, and viewers to do the work of considering documentary outside of its traditional boundaries.
Mining Indigenous Myths and Languages to Contemplate Life’s Meaning
Sky Hopinka’s rapturous feature-length debut, małni—towards the ocean, towards the shore, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, elaborates on his previous explorations of Chinuk Wawa while hewing to a more linear structure.
The Exciting Native American Film Program at This Year’s Whitney Biennial
At Yale Union, visitors can preview the films Sky Hopinka has curated for the Biennial.
The Experimental Cinema of This Year’s Whitney Biennial Film Curator
Director Sky Hopinka talks to Hyperallergic about depicting language and landscape in his shorts.
Standout Shorts from the Toronto International Film Festival
The festival has a choice selection of experimental works under its Wavelengths banner, from a documentary about Standing Rock to a film on black activist poetry in Detroit.