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Title The exiles [videorecording] / A Milestone Film release ; A Kent Mackenzie Production ; written, produced and directed by Kent Mackenzie.

Publication Info. Harrington Park, NJ : Milestone Film & Video ; New York, NY : Exclusively distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2009]


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Edition 2-disc premiere edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (72 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Milestone cinematheque
Milestone cinematheque.
System Details DVD; NTSC.
Access to DVD-ROM features requires DVD-ROM drive, and Adobe Reader software.
Cast Yvonne Williams, Homer Nish, Tommy Reynolds, Rico Rodriguez, Clifford Ray Sam, Clydean Parker, Mary Donahue.
Credits Photography, Erik Daarstad, Robert Kaufman and John Morrill ; editing, Kent Mackenzie ... [et al.] ; music, Anthony Hilder, The Revels, Eddie Sunrise, Robert Hafner.
Note Originally released by Kent Mackenzie in 1961 as a 16 mm. motion picture.
"Restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archives in cooperation with University of Southern California Moving Image Archive, National Film Preservation Foundation, the Mackenzie family and Milestone. Film restorationist: Ross Lipman." -- DVD credits.
Bonus Features: Four Short Films; Clips from Thorn Anderson's masterpiece, Los Angeles Plays Itself; Commentary Track; Last Days of Angeles Flight, A Short Film; Bunker Hill: A Tale of Urban Renewal, A Short Film by Greg Kimble; WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show with presenters Sherman Alexie and Charles Bunette.
Special features (disc 1): 2008 theatrical trailer (3 min.); "Bunker Hill 1956" documentary featurette (18 min.); "Los Angeles plays itself" documentary featurette (3 min.); "Watching the Exiles" optional audio commentary with Sherman Alexie and Sean Axmaker; opening night at UCLA audio-only feature (52 min.).
Special features (disc 2): "A skill for Molina" featurette (15 min.); "Story of a rodeo cowboy" featurette (26 min.); "Ivan and his father" featurette (14 min.); "Robert Kirste's last day of angels flight" (3 min.); "Bunker Hill: a tale of urban removal" documentary featurette (23 min.); "White Fawn's devotion" first-known Indian film production (13 min.); Sherman Alexie and Sean Axmaker audio-only interview (38 min.); WNYC Leonard Lopate show with Sherman Alexie and Charles Burnett (19 min.); "Exiles" stills gallery; "Bunker Hill 1956" treatment and script PDF; "Exiles U.S.A. 1961" script PDF; "Exiles" original publicity materials and press kit PDF; "Exiles" funding proposal PDF; "Exiles" thesis PDF; "Exiles" 2009 press kit PDF; "Jug man band" script PDF; Kent Mackenzie resume PDF; "Thunderbird" and "Exiles" preliminary script PDF.
Summary "[C]hronicles one night in the lives of young Native American men and women living in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles. Based entirely on interviews with the participants and their friends, the film follows a group of exiles -- transplants from Southwest reservations -- as they flirt, drink, party, fight, and dance"--Container.
An account of the problems encountered by Native Americans living in urban areas and caught between two conflicting cultures, as shown by footage of 12 hours in the lives of a group living in Los Angeles.
Contents Disc 1. Feature (72 min.) -- Disc 2. Special features and DVD-ROM PDF files.
Awards National Film Registry selection, 2008 (White Fawn's devotion)
National Society of Film Critics, Film Heritage Award, 2009
National Film Registry selection, 2009 (Exiles)
Language In English.
Subject Indians of North America -- Drama.
Indians of North America -- Migrations -- Drama.
Indians of North America -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Indians of North America -- Urban residence.
Urban renewal -- California -- Los Angeles.
Gentrification -- California -- Los Angeles.
Rodeo performers -- United States.
Hispanic Americans -- Employment -- California.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Documentary-style films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Educational films.
Added Author Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Burnett, Charles, 1944-
Mackenzie, Kent.
Daarstad, Erik.
Kaufman, Robert.
Morrill, John Arthur.
Hilder, Anthony.
Sunrise, Eddie.
Hafner, Robert.
Williams, Yvonne.
Nish, Homer, 1934-1980.
Reynolds, Tommy.
Rodriguez, Rico.
Sam, Clifford Ray, 1932-2002.
Parker, Clydean, 1934-1980.
Donahue, Mary.
Mendoza-Nava, Jaime, 1925-2005.
Wolper, David L.
Willis, John.
Kimble, Greg.
Kirste, Robert.
Andersen, Thom.
Axmaker, Sean.
Lipman, Ross.
Stuart, Mel.
Youngdeer, James.
Lopate, Leonard.
Revels (Musical group)
Milestone Film & Video.
Oscilloscope Pictures.
United States Information Agency.
United Artists Television (Firm)
Wolper Productions.
Churchill Films.
Dimension Films (1962-1985)
University of Southern California. Moving image archive.
UCLA Film and Television Archive.
National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.)
Note At head of title on container : Sherman Alexie and Charles Burnett present
Added Title Bunker Hill 1956.
Los Angeles plays itself.
Skill for Molina.
Story of a rodeo cowboy.
Ivan and his father.
Last day of Angels Flight.
Robert Kirste's Last day of Angels Flight.
Bunker Hill : a tale of urban removal.
White Fawn's devotion.
Mackenzie files.
Leonard Lopate Show.
ISBN 9781933920085
Standard No. 784148010946
Music No. MILE00109 Milestone Film & Video

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