AKICITA: THE BATTLE OF STANDING ROCK
Documentary | 2018 | Col | 2h 11m
Standing Rock, 2016: the largest Native American occupation since Wounded Knee, thousands of activists, environmentalists, and militarized police descend on the Dakota Access Pipeline, in a standoff between Big Oil and a new generation of native warriors. Embedded in the movement, native activist and filmmaker Cody Lucich chronicles the sweeping struggle in stunning clarity, as the forces battle through summer to bitter winter, capturing the spirit and havoc of an uprising.
Year of completion: 2018
Country of origin: USA
Production: FIRESTARTER FILMS