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For Walter and Josiah

SYNOPSIS

The Flathead Indian Reservation was shaken to the core by 22 Native suicides in a single year – including two members of the local high school basketball team. ‘For Walter And Josiah’ follows the team’s surviving members during their most recent basketball season, as they attempt to honor their fallen brothers while coping with staggering grief and the daunting challenges of everyday life on the reservation. The documentary examines the historical trauma and other factors contributing to the Indigenous suicide epidemic.

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FILM INFO

Title: For Walter and Josiah
Genre: Documentary Feature
Length: 66 min
Country: USA *MONTANA*
Director: Jamie Elias


Website: https://www.forwalterandjosiah.com/

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