Indigenous Peoples Day: Shorts Showcase


As part of Oklahoma City’s celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day, Rodeo Cinema and First Americans Museum present a FREE community screening of Indigenous-made short films! 


Stick around after the screening for an exclusive Q&A with the filmmakers!


Goodnight Irene | dir. Sterlin Harjo | 2005 | 14:00 | Muskogee Creek

A simple 13-minute short with a fair amount of lingering power, the piece takes place in the waiting room of a hospital on an Indian reservation.


Lakota | dir. Kyle Bell | 2022 | 16:24 | Thlopthlocco Creek

A young woman grapples with mental health issues in her family.


Little Chief | dir. Erica Tremblay | 2020 | 12:00 | Seneca-Cayuga

The lives of a Native woman and a troubled young boy intersect over the course of a school day on a reservation in Oklahoma.


Chipisala’Cho (See You Later) | Josiah Jones | 2022 | 13:36    

One night, twin brothers gather over a campfire and reminisce on their childhood and wonder if they made the right decisions in life.


Journey of Tiak Hikiya Ohoyo  | Mark Williams | 2022 | 47:50

A documentary about a small Choctaw community of female stickball players competing for a title in the World Series of Stickball.


Apocalypse…Then | Rod Pocowatchit | 2021 | 10:00 | Comanche / Pawnee, Shawnee

A young man in quarantine holds a prisoner in his basement and questions what is real and what isn't.


It Mimics | Cary Thomas Cody & Orrin Ponkilla | 2022 | 06:37    

Two siblings are headed home to reconcile with their parents when an unexpected event halts their reunion. Things aren't what they seem in It Mimics.


The Daily Life of Mistress Red | Peshawn Bread | 2022 | 10:46 | Comanche / Kiowa / Cherokee

A mockumentary that explores the self empowerment of a Native woman who is ready to defeat white supremacy on her own terms.


Visit to learn more about the daytime Indigenous Peoples Day events at First Americans Musem.