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South Dakota, 1899

When a mysterious stranger visits a small town on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation, he brings with him a terrible resolve. Read More…

“West of Thunder” is a movie with a message and a purpose that has garnered support throughout the world. This interest has been for the movie itself and for the project that the movie will support…the creation of a K-12 Lakota Cambridge accredited school (Sunka Wakan) on Pine Ridge Reservation. Read more…

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“West of Thunder” wins top award along with “Django Unchained” at the Almeria Western Film Festival, Spain.

Not only were we selected by the Almeria Western Film Festival (Oct 2-5, 2013) as one of the 10 best westerns in the world but, along with “Django, Unchained” (Best Western-Jury Award), we were also awarded the top honors.  This past Oct, 5th, “West of Thunder” was awarded Best Western-Audience Choice Award. This film festival located in Almeria, Spain is Europe’s premier …

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“WoT” Best of the American Indian Film Festival

“West of Thunder” has been invited to be the Friday, March 29th showcase film for the Best of the American Indian Film Festival in Maricopa, AZ (30 mins south of Phoenix) Dan Davies will be there to introduce the film as well as a meet and great. “Flags of our Fathers”, “Windtalkers”, & “Cowboys and Aliens” star Adam Beach will …

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“West of Thunder” Best Film of 2012 Political Film Society (Human Rights) & (Peace)

We just got word that “West of Thunder” has won both the Best Film (Peace) and Best Film (Human Rights) 2012 by the Political Film Society of Hollywood, CA. Congrats to the winners in the other Best Film categories (Democracy) Steven Spielberg “Lincoln” and (Expose’) Ben Affleck “Argo” In its 26 year history “WoT” is the first and only film …

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Political Film Society’s Nomination Ballot is out for “West of Thunder” Best Film of 2012

The ballots are out for Best Film from the Political Film Society of Hollywood, CA. “WoT” finds out, in early March, if it won Best Film (Peace) & Best Film (Human Rights) of 2012. Good luck to fellow nominees…Filmmakers: George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Matt Damon etc and their well deserving films!

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“West of Thunder” Nominated for BEST FILM of 2012

POLITICAL FILM SOCIETY NOMINEES OF BEST FILMS FOR 2012 ANNOUNCED “West of Thunder” is nominated in two Best Film categories (Human Rights & Peace). Since 1987 the Political Film Society of Hollywood, CA has selected the best films of the year in four categories (Democracy, Expose’, Human Rights, & Peace) Past winners and nominees have included a veritable who’s who …

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National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.

We have been invited by the National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution) to send them a preview copy of “West of Thunder” to be hopefully included in their archives and showcase of historically and culturally relevant movies that encapsulate the true American Indian experience and the valid & immutable truth behind their history. We are humbled by this …

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6 Nominations for “WoT” at 9th Red Nation Film Festival

At the 9th Annual Red Nation Film Festival in L.A. “West of Thunder” is up for 6 nominations including Best Picture. Johnny Depp receives the Marlon Brando Award the same night.

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44th NAACP Image Awards asks for “West of Thunder”

Because of its nomination for Best Film at the 9th Annual Red Nation Film Festival in L.A. the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards has asked “West of Thunder” to be considered for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture!

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“West of Thunder” wins Best Film at W.I.F.F.

“West of Thunder” beats out Cannes sensation “Holy Motors” for Best Film at the Weyauwega International Film Fest Nov 10th.

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“West of Thunder” gets front page coverage in San Francisco Chronicle!

Here is a cool article about “West of Thunder” from the front page (Entertainment) of the San Francisco Chronicle (Nov 1st). A very good article and a great way to promote the film and school… seen by over 1.5 million people (print/online)

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