Movies and TV Shows about indigenous peoples

Woman Walks Ahead
  • Woman Walks Ahead (2018)
  • Drama, History, Western,
  • Caroline Weldon moves to Dakota in the 19th century and tries to help the Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people.
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Woman Walks Ahead
Frontier
  • Frontier (2016)
  • Drama, Action & Adventure,
  • The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.
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Cleverman
  • Cleverman (2016)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • In the near future, creatures from ancient Aboriginal mythology endowed with extraordinary physical traits have emerged and must coexist with humans. Known as 'Hairypeople' they battle for survival in a world that wants to exploit and destroy them. One young man – The Cleverman – struggles with his own power and the responsibility to unite this divided world, but he must first overcome a deep estrangement from his older brother.
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Cleverman
Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
  • Adventure, Drama, History,
  • A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to "the golden city", or to certain destruction?
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Aguirre: The Wrath of God
Embrace of the Serpent
  • Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
  • Adventure, Drama,
  • The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.
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Embrace of the Serpent
Mohawk Girls
  • Mohawk Girls (2014)
  • Comedy,
  • Four young women are figuring out how to be Mohawk in the 21st century, to find their place in the world and, of course, try to find love. But in a small world where you or your friends have dated everyone on the rez, or the hot new guy turns out to be your cousin, it ain’t that simple. Torn between family pressure, tradition, obligation and the intoxicating freedom of the “outside world,” this fabulous foursome is on a mission to find happiness… and to find themselves.
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Mohawk Girls
One Heart: One Spirit
  • One Heart: One Spirit (2017)
  • Documentary,
  • An Aboriginal Australian and Native American documentary narrated by award-winning actor Jack Thompson, One Heart-One Spirit tells the story of Kenneth Little Hawk, an elder Micmac/Mohawk performing artist, meeting the oldest surviving culture on the planet: the 40,000 year old Yolngu nation located in northern Australia.
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One Heart: One Spirit