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Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) Awards Dodging Bullets Best of Fest and Minnesota Made Documentary Feature Competition

Representative of the abundance of and diversity in local filmmaking, Minnesota Made returns with a slate of must-see new films from Minnesota-based and Minnesota-native filmmakers. For our home-grown juried competitions, awards are given for films that exemplify standout achievements in feature length narrative filmmaking. View Jury Statement.

“Historical night for a historically impactful film”

“We chose it because the Indian relocation program in the ’50s brought a lot of Native people to the Dallas metroplex area,” Trench said. “Bringing it here was more important because it tells a big story about educating people and letting them know what’s going on in Indian country today.”

Co-Directors Kathy Broere and Bob Trench appear on The Mike McIntee Show on AM 950

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“Dodging Bullets”: A Documentary on Native American Historical Trauma (Mpls/St. Paul Film Festival)

Dodging Bullets, a documentary film on Native American Historical Trauma, will get two special advance screenings at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Film Festival.

Minnesota Native News: Dodging Bullets Film

This week’s Minnesota Native News previews Dodging Bullets, a new film about historical trauma.

For its 37th year, film festival returns with 157 features and dozens of shorts

The movie argues that endemic problems are the result of historical trauma suffered by Native people.

5 buzz films playing at 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

“Dodging Bullets”: A Documentary on Native American Historical Trauma (Mpls/St. Paul Film Festival)

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Thin Line to offer more film screenings, more projects by women

The committee picked up topical titles, such as Dodging Bullets, a documentary about the lingering effects of historical trauma on the Native American population in the U.S. (Denton Record Chronicle)