March 26 – April 5, 2020

From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A Reporter’s Journey

Synopsis

A rookie NPR reporter, covering the armed 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, is arrested by the FBI for defying a government news blackout. Years later, he meets a Yurok Indian that he photographed during the occupation. The two return to the Dakotas to investigate the legacy of 1970s activism in Indian Country.

Director Kevin McKiernan in attendance for screenings

Screenings