American Outrage

Closed Capationed Director: George Gage & Beth Gage
American Outrage
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 56 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: First Run Features
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Shorts:
      1. Short Film
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Photo Galleries
    • Additional Text:
      1. Film Notes by HRW

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Product Description:

Two feisty Western Shoshone sisters put up a heroic fight for their land rights - and their human rights.
Carrie and Mary Dann endure terrifying roundups by armed federal marshals in which thousands of their horses and cattle are confiscated, for the crime of grazing them on the open range outside their private ranch - even though that range is part of 60 million acres recognized as Western Shoshone land by the U.S. After the government sued them for trespassing, their dispute went to the Supreme Court, and eventually the United Nations.
Why has the U.S. spent millions persecuting and prosecuting two elderly women grazing a few hundred horses and cows in a desolate desert' The Dann sisters say the real reason is the resources hidden beneath this seemingly barren land, their Mother Earth: it is the second largest gold producing area in the world.
This “eloquent testament to the courage of the Dann sisters” is “an important document for those who want to understand the ongoing resistance of Native peoples to U.S. colonialism in Indian country” (Eric Cheyfitz, Director of the American Indian Program, Cornell University).

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Live-Action | Social Issues | True Story

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  • Sales Rank: 127,277
  • UPC: 720229913829
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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