Film
SHORTS

BOXERS OF BRULE

Directed by Jessie Adler
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 39 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE BOXERS OF BRULE
Shaionna, a young Lakota woman, creates a girls’ boxing team to combat the youth suicide epidemic threatening the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation. With the odds stacked against her, she must confront her own demons while fighting to bring hope and healing to her community.

Screening with Shorts: Sport Shorts
Documentary
About the Director(s)
Jessie Adler is a documentary filmmaker with roots in fine art photography and sociology. She holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase College and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. The Boxers of Brule is her directorial debut.
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Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts
  • Year:
    2019
  • Length:
    39 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    New York
Cast & Credits
  • Executive Producer:
    Marcie Hume
  • Screenwriter:
    Jessie Adler
  • Consulting producer:
    Beth Levison
  • Producer:
    Jessie Adler, Hanna Nordenswan, Tracy Rector
  • Cast:
    Shaionna Grass Rope, Shilea Grass Rope Davita Thompson
  • Director:
    Jessie Adler
  • Composer:
    Alexandra Kalinowski
  • Editor:
    Jessie Adler
  • Cinematographer:
    Jessie Adler
  • Consulting editor:
    Lynn True
  • Co-Producer:
    Shiala Grey-Sky King

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