Saturday, December 17, 2016


Mekko, the film named after its troubled protagonist, chronicles the life of a Native man who is released from prison after 19 years with no home or family. Mekko, played by Crow actor Rod Rondeaux, finds his place in a homeless indigenous community in Tulsa, but soon realizes he must face the ghosts and traditions of his past to fight the evil presence in his life. As Seminole-Muskogee director Sterlin Harjo's third feature film, the thriller premiered at the Los Angelese Film Festival in 2015 to critical acclaim.

Read more: Indigenous Cinema's Greatest Films by Braudie Blais-Billie, Nov. 15, 2016, I-D

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