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Osage produces award-winning short film

The film, “Unconquered: Allan Houser and the Legacy of One Apache Family,” recently won the award for Best Short Film at the 7th annual Cowichan International Aboriginal Film Festival, held April 13-17, 2011 in Duncan British Colombia.

Unconquered, a Six 14 Production was directed by Bryan Beasley and Associate Produced by Tara Damron. Damron is an Osage tribal member from the Grayhorse District. The film festival theme was Sacred Spaces and the films selected looked at the spirit within, according to a prepared release.

Unconquered (32 min.) takes the viewer through the personal journey of the Native American artist Allen Houser. With the strength of spirit he possessed he took the struggles and beauty of his Apache people and brought them to life through art, according to the release. The film is narrated by Val Kilmer.

For more information on the film visit The Unconquered DVD is available for purchase at the Oklahoma History Center Gift Shop by calling (405) 522-5214.

Future productions are being discussed. A future project that might be of interest to local volunteers is the series on the forgotten full bloods, according to the release.


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Original Publish Date: 2011-06-08 00:00:00


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