małni—towards the ocean, towards the shore (2020)

  • Art of the Real
  • 1h 22m
  • USA

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The debut feature by Sky Hopinka (a Ho-Chunk Nation national and a descendent of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians), extends the seductive, multisensory experience of the artist’s acclaimed short films into a double portrait of two of Hopinka’s friends, Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier. As they meditate on life, death, and rebirth, Hopinka drifts alongside them through the rich natural, mythological, and historical landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, and locates a distinctive form of poetic documentary that is as attuned to the uncanny immediacy of the present as it is to other, less directly perceptible ways of being in the world.

See more at Art of the Real, presented virtually nationwide from Nov. 13-26. Explore the lineup and get tickets here.

Director

Sky Hopinka

Languages

English, Chinuk Wawa

Subtitles

English

Bonus Content

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