Reel Injun

Director: Neil Diamond Year: 2009 Run Time: 86min
Reel Injun (Hollywood et les indiens) (2009)

Reel Injun is an enlightening documentary about the way Indigenous people have been depicted in film from the silent era to the present day.

Director Neil Diamond takes the audience on a trip through time to explore the history of the “Hollywood Indian” and offers a refreshing, candid and personal analysis, tracing how these cinematic images have shaped and influenced the understanding of Indigenous culture and history.

“Impeccably well researched and crafted, Reel Injun neatly walks the line in balancing entertainment and education.” — Todd Brown, Twitch Film

Staff Pick:

"I learned so much about the depiction of indigenous people in cinema - choc full of history, film clips, interviews - you have to see this movie." —Stephanie


Director(s):

Neil Diamond

Writer(s):

Jeremiah Hayes, Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge

Producer(s):

Christina Fon, Linda Ludwick, Catherine Bainbridge

Cast:

Jesse Wente

Genre(s):

Documentary

Language(s):

English

Subtitles:

French

Closed Captioning:

English

Region:

Neil Diamond is from Quebec.

Ratings by Province:

PG Alberta
NR British Columbia
PG Manitoba
PG New Brunswick
NR Newfoundland and Labrador
PG Nova Scotia
PG Northwest Territories
PG Nunavut
PG Ontario
PG Prince Edward Island
G Québec
NR Saskatchewan
NR Yukon