Screening Saturday, Dec. 12, 2pm at the Filmpool
Blackhorse Lowe spotlight and workshop
#301-1822 Scarth Street
U.S.A., 2009, 15 minutes
Set in the 1920s on a tranquil Navajo reservation, a woman faces relinquishing her traditional lifestyle for a new life just over the mountain.
Director: Blackhorse Lowe
Blackhorse Lowe is a filmmaker from the Navajo Nation, he currently lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lowe recently completed his latest feature film CHASING THE LIGHT and helped edit Sterlin Harjo’s MEKKO. He has produced Jason Asenap’s short film RUGGED GUY, Sydney Freeland’s short film HOVERBOARD and Daniel Hydes BROUSINS and MANNA. He is a 2012 Sundance Institute Native Producing Fellow. Lowe’s feature directorial debut 5th WORLD premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and screened at film festivals around the world. He received the New Mexico New Visions Contract Award and Panavision Award for a short film he wrote and directed titled SHIMÁSÁNI. The film premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, as well as other Festivals around the world garnering many awards and accolades along the way. A recipient of a Re:New Media Award, Lowe is an alumni of the Sundance Institute’s NativeLab and Screenwriters Writers Lab.