Game Changers: Mankiller


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sat, Jun 9, 2018 1:00 PM
Film Info
Runtime:73 min
Country Listing:USA
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Festival Info
Festival Year:2017
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Valerie Red Horse-Mohl


A hero who bravely fought against injustice, Wilma Mankiller became the Cherokee Nation’s first female Principal Chief in 1985 despite widespread sexism. Uniting her community, Wilma’s leadership paved the way for many important initiatives—including improved living conditions and a groundbreaking agreement that gave her Nation control of its own funding and services. This powerful documentary pays tribute to her extraordinary legacy and shares how she overcame numerous challenges with unparalleled passion and strength. 

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Co-presented by imagineNATIVE Film + Arts Festival and Native Earth Performing Arts Inc.

Additional Information

Game Changers: Inspiring Women - From international icons to unsung heroes, we partner with Luminato to celebrate revolutionary women who changed the rules in politics, art, civil rights and beyond.

Winner—Best Documentary Feature Film, Tulsa American Film Festival 2017