Language Of The Unheard

The Pine Ridge Reservation is home to the Oglala Sioux, a people with one of the most fascinating, controversial, and difficult histories ever told. From the infamous Wounded Knee Massacre to a present day unemployment rate of 80%, the residents of Pine Ridge have many stories that have gone unheard.

“Language of the Unheard” has been accepted to 11 film festivals around the world Including the 2012 Cannes Short Film Corner and Big Sky Documentary Festival. It was named Best Student Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival American Pavilion’s Emerging Filmmakers Showcase and honored with the South Dakota Significance Award at the South Dakota Film Festival. The Director of Photography, Travis LaBella, was named a winner of the 2012 American Society of Cinematographer’s Student Heritage Award in the Documentary category.

Director Jacqueline Reyno & Matthew Litwiller
Producer Jacqueline Reyno, Matthew Litwiller, Travis LaBella
Duration 21:08 min.
Country USA