Mekko
Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival
102 min,
Screenings:
  • Friday September 23, 2016 at 7:00PM

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Screens with short film, God's Acre

Opening night reception at 6:00PM featuring music by Kyle Hunter

Mekko gets out of prison after 19 years. He has no home or family so he makes his way to Tulsa. He tries to connect with a cousin but she turns him away. With nowhere to go Mekko ends up sleeping on the streets. He is taken in by the homeless native community. At times jovial, there is a dark undercurrent to the community. He begins having issues with a man named Bill. Bill is pure evil. Convinced that this man is a witch, Mekko turns to the old teachings of his grandmother in order to rid the community of this 'witch'. It's a story of redemption, and hope. Mekko is in search of his home and the strength to forgive himself of his past.


This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
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