I am thy Weapon
Razelle Benally | USA | 2016 | 11 MIN | SHORT DRAMA
Sunday 23 October 2016 | 2:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Screening as part of #Warpaint
A young Navajo woman returns home to the place where her sister was murdered while graffiting a wall. While she deals with her anger and tries to make peace with her sister’s passing, she realizes that her sister can live on in the art that she creates.
Razelle Benally (Diné /Oglala Lakota) currently resides in Santa Fe. Her interest in filmmaking began in high school, where she gained firsthand experience documenting local activism in South Dakota for the protection of sacred sites. She worked with renowned skateboard company Apache Skateboards doing videography. Her time with the company helped her self-develop a directorial and editing skill-set that continues to influence her work today.