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Sky Hopinka Shorts

  • 56 mins

One of the boldest voices in contemporary cinema today, Sky Hopinka merges visual art, music, non-fiction interviews, and poetry to create wholly new images and feelings excavating the contemporary Native American experience.

In this program

Dislocation Blues

Directed by Sky Hopinka

Filmed during the 2016 Standing Rock protests in South Dakota, Sky Hopinka’s Dislocation Blues offers a portrait of…

Fainting Spells

Directed by Sky Hopinka

Told through recollections of youth, learning, lore, and departure, this is an imagined myth for the Xąwįska, or…

Sunflower Siege Engine

Directed by Sky Hopinka

Moments of resistance are collapsed and woven together; from documentation of the Indigenous led occupation of Alcatraz, to…

Just a Soul Responding

Directed by Sky Hopinka

The title echoes Smokey Robinson’s protest song “Just My Soul Responding,” recorded in 1973 with the Indigenous rock…

Dates & Times


The Capitol Theater - Screen 3

Sat, Mar 16
4:30 pm