Scene from the film Bisonhead


  • United States
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A family of Ponderai Native Americans embark on a controversial journey through Yellowstone to exercise their treaty hunting rights. Bisonhead glimpses into the continued marginalization of indigenous life in the American West, and challenges our expectations of what it means to assert a tribal heritage in the modern world.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Elizabeth Lo
  • Editing
    Elizabeth Lo
  • Music
    Jerod Tate
  • Sound
    Kristine Stolakis, Melissa Langer
  • Runtime
    9 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • AFI DOCS
    • DOC NYC
    • BAMcinemaFest
    • San Francisco Film Society Doc Stories
    • True/False Film Festival
    • Ann Arbor Film Festival
    • Los Angeles Film Festival
    • Telluride Mountainfilm
    • Camden International Film Festival
    • Ashland Independent Film Festival
    • Images Festival, Toronto
    • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
    • San Diego Asian Film Festival
    • Denver Film Festival
    • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Native Cinema Showcase
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