Release Date: February 03, 2006
Running Time: 80 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Box Office: $21,844.00
Genre: Biopic, Documentary
Incorporating years of work, 16mm and Super-8 film, video, and archival footage, a chronicle that begins in the late sixties when John Trudell and a community group, Indians of All Tribes, occupied Alcatraz Island for 21 months creating international recognition of the American Indian cause and, hence, birthing the contemporary Indian people's movement. From Alcatraz John's political journey continues as the National Spokesman of the American Indian Movement (AIM)--this work making him one of the most highly volatile political 'subversives' of the 1970's with one of the longest FBI files in history (over 17,000 pages.) In 1979, while protesting the US government's policy on American Indians,...