The Seventh Fire Poster

Release Date: July 22nd, 2016

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary
Gang culture of prisons and cities is increasingly washing up at the front door of an Ojibwe reservation in rural Minnesota. About to serve time in prison, an Ojibwe gang leader confronts his role in bringing violence to the community.

Director: Jack Riccobono

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Film Movement

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  • Whatever other filmmakers may have had an impact on Riccobono, the film’s indelible depiction of current Native life is an achievement that belongs to him alone. show more

  • The first couple of reels are very loosely structured, with no one identified onscreen, which gives the film a verite edge but which also means that it takes a good while for the material to find its footing and make it clear what and, more importantly, who, the film is exactly about. show more

  • The documentary renders poverty a mysterious entity instead of a curable malady of systemic exclusion. show more

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