Most Popular Indigenous Movies and TV Shows
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2. Two Rode Together (1961)
Not Rated | 109 min | Western
A corrupt marshal is pressured by his army friend into negotiating the release of white captives of the Comanches, but finds that their reintegration into society has its consequences.
4. The Pearl Button (2015)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
Delving into the nearly-religious significance of water, this profound rumination on memory and loss bridges the gap between its mystical origins, Pinochet's coup d'état, and the secret of a mother-of-pearl button at the bottom of the sea.
5. Outcast of the Islands (1951)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Adventure
A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide, and a Captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.
6. DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
An investigation into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth.
8. The Dead and the Others (2018)
114 min | Drama
This Brazilian documentary about indigenous culture explores how ancient traditions have been destroyed by the government due to their lack of public policy for the indigenous lands.
9. The Medicine (2019)
Can an ancient Amazonian plant medicine help heal mankind? The Medicine reveals the hidden mysteries of one of nature's most powerful and controversial healing remedies- Ayahuasca. It is a ... See full summary »
10. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)
Unrated | 260 min | Documentary
Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »
11. Unbowed (1999)
125 min | Drama, History, Romance
Three Lakota Sioux men enroll in a historically black college, and their reluctance to assimilate causes friction between their black peers. Some come to embrace their similar history, while others remain bitter.
12. Amazon (1990)
R | 96 min | Drama
Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and ... See full summary »
13. Wekufe (2016)
80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A student travels with her boyfriend to Chiloé, remote Patagonia island in southern Chile, to investigate the link that exists between the high number of sexual related crimes and the myths 'n' legends that surround this mysterious place.
14. Merata: How Mom Decolonized the Screen (2018)
89 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary portrait of pioneering filmmaker and mother Merata Mita, detailing how her filmmaking intersected with the lives of her children and indigenous filmmakers globally, and featuring rare archival footage dating back to 1977.
15. Icaros: A Vision (2016)
91 min | Drama
A film shaped like a shamanic journey, steeped in a psychoactive brew, exploring fear and destiny in the jungle of the mind.
Votes: 120 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Ayahuasca: Vine of the Soul (2010)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, Adventure
On a quest for spiritual awakening and healing, a naturopathic doctor and an accountant join others in the Amazon to drink a hallucinogenic brew called ayahuasca or 'Vine of the Soul'. ... See full summary »
17. Ex-Shaman (2018)
81 min | Documentary
Ever since their first contact with the Western world in 1969 the Paiter Suruí, an indigenous people living in the Amazon basin, have been exposed to sweeping social changes. Smartphones, ... See full summary »
18. Mumbaki (1996)
Joseph (Raymart Santiago) is a young doctor who returned to his hometown in the Mountain Province to bury his father, an Ifugao chieftain, who was killed during a tribal dispute. While ... See full synopsis »
19. Fast Horse (2018)
14 min | Documentary, Short, Action
FAST HORSE follows the return of the Blackfoot bareback horseracing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison RedCrow struggles to build a team with second-hand ... See full summary »
20. To Have & to Hold (1996)
99 min | Mystery, Thriller
An Australian widower living in New Guinea starts a relationship with a woman very similar to his much-beloved wife, but their life together turns out to be far from the imagined romantic ideal.
21. Bella Ciao! (2018)
88 min | Drama
Carmen Aguirre and Tony Nardi star in a remarkable story of friends, lovers, seekers and thieves. Set at the intersection of the Latin American, First Nations and Italian communities, "... See full summary »
22. White Buffalo: An American Prophecy (2019)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary
From the opening scene - the appearance of a Divine Feminine Spirit to the Lakota centuries ago - WHITE BUFFALO: An American Prophecy follows the journey of four brothers. In their search ... See full summary »
23. The Anthropologist (2015)
TV-14 | 78 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
THE ANTHROPOLOGIST considers the fate of the planet from the perspective of an American teenager. Over five years, she travels alongside her mother, an anthropologist studying the impact of climate change on indigenous communities.
26. Warrior Women (2018)
65 min | Documentary, History
A documentary which details the life of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk, whose career fighting for Indigenous and women's rights has now spanned over 50 years.
28. Devon's Forrest (2018)
7 min | Short, Drama
A young man finds true love in a courageous woman and must find ways to cope when she is kidnapped. She joins the astonishing staggering statistic of missing and murdered indigenous women.
30. O dynasteias (1985)
89 min | Comedy
The adventurous life of a man who wandered around the world, spent a few years playing "Tarzan" in the jungle, became rich and eventually returned back in his birth-place.
31. Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994)
75 min | Documentary, Drama
In 1993, Sam Fuller takes Jim Jarmusch on a trip into Brazil's Mato Grosso, up the River Araguaia to the village of Santa Isabel Do Morro, where 40 years before, Zanuck had sent Fuller to ... See full summary »
32. Henry's Heart (2019)
Short, Drama, Fantasy
Henry awakens in an overgrown field and travels through a nostalgic reflection of his life by reliving moments of his past loves.
33. Aluna (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure
The leaders of of an ancient hidden civilization in South America want to show mankind how to avoid destroying the planet. They travel with an aging British film-maker and four hundred kilometres of gold thread to trace invisible connections in nature.
35. Boy (2004)
15 min | Short, Drama
Boy is the story of a young male prostitute in a small town who discovers the truth behind a fatal hit and run accident. Threatened with violence, he battles to expose the truth.
39. Gone with the River (2015)
104 min | Drama
Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up ... See full summary »
42. The Wellbeing Project (2019)
27 min | Short
Government officials and Indigenous youth, elders, and community leaders explore issues of wellbeing, health, housing, education and governance in three Northern Ontario First Nations in the Ring of Fire.
43. The Skin I'm In (2012)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
A young man is found on the Berlin subway tracks with his head split open and a lethal blood alcohol level of 0.47. Saved by strangers, he is propelled on a global journey that explores the limits of body, mind, spirit and art.
44. Maximón: santo o diablo (2014)
66 min | Documentary, History
MAXIMON - Devil or Saint (66min.) is a documentary about the controversial Mayan deity, also known as San Simon or the drinking and smoking saint of Guatemala. He is a mixture of ancient ... See full summary »
45. Rigoberta Menchu: Daughter of the Maya (2016)
TV-PG | 61 min | Documentary, Biography
In 1959, a little girl was born into a poor family, in one of the most remote, mountainous areas of Guatemala. One year later, civil war broke out in Guatemala, and her tiny village was ... See full summary »
49. The Hadza: Last of the First (2014)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary
The film takes a look at human origins in the very place of our origins, Africa's Rift Valley, where one of the world's last remaining hunter-gatherer groups, the Hadza, have lived ... See full summary »