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Jackrabbit (Peh’tra)

Jesse Littlebird (Laguna / Kewa Pueblos)
United States | 2017 | 15 min | English | Short Drama | Canadian Premiere

Thu Oct 18 3:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

Part of Tectonic Shift

Living with his single mother, young Junior comes to idolize his uncle Wes. The two share a seemingly unshakable bond but, after witnessing a disturbing incident, their loyalties are tested as Junior is faced with the sometimes harsh realities of growing up.


Jesse Littlebird was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico and he attended the University of New Mexico with a major in Film and Digital Media and a minor in Photography. He was a 2017 Full Circle Fellow through the Sundance Institute’s Native and Indigenous Program.