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RIDE

Directed by Stéphanie Gillard
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 91 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE RIDE

The end of the Indian Wars in the US concluded with the horrific events at Wounded Knee in December, 1890. After Custer's defeat at Little Big Horn and Chief Sitting Bull's subsequent surrender and execution, the Lakota Sioux set out on a 300-mile walk southward through South Dakota. Along the way they were joined by Chief Big Foot's band of Minneconjou Lakota and pursued by the Calvary, ending up at Wounded Knee where 350 Lakota were massacred. In The Ride we are witness to the annual Chief Big Foot Memorial Ride, a tradition since 1986 where young Lakota retrace part of the route on a 300-mile horse ride in late December. Stéphanie Gillard's intimate, moving vérité account follows the preparation and the journey amid the captivating, stunningly photographed South Dakota Badlands. The young riders share their thoughts and emotions as they contemplate their ancestors' history. As the adult Lakota guide and advise them on proper horse care, they share their own stories. Through Gillard's access we become immersed in this unique journey that is part adventure, bonding, a history lesson and deep reflection.



—Brian Gordon

Female Director(s), Documentary
About the Director(s)

Stéphanie Gillard was born in 1973, in Paris. After studying law, she pursued a film degree at ESAV in Toulouse and started working as an assistant director and production assistant.

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Film Info
  • Section:
    Viewpoints
  • Year:
    2016
  • Length:
    91 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Cast:
    Jesse James White, Jimmy White, Manaja Hill, A.J Agard, Ron his horse is Thunder
  • Sound Recordist:
    Erwan Kerzanet
  • Executive Producer:
    Julie Gayet, Nadia Turincev
  • Sound Edit:
    Serge Rouquairol
  • Composer:
    Vincent Bourre
  • Cinematographer:
    Martin de Chabaneix
  • Editor:
    Laure Saint-Marc
  • Director:
    Stéphanie Gillard
  • Producer:
    Julie Gayet, Nadia Turincev
  • Screenwriter:
    Stéphanie Gillard

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