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Drunktown’s Finest

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Drunktown’s Finest

The 2014 Sundance hit, Drunktown’s Finest, presents three unique stories of young Navajo people, played by Morningstar Angeline, Jeremiah Bitsui, and Carmen Moore, as each struggles with life on the reservation. Each character’s story unfolds, carefully weaving together a coming of age story where purpose and identity is revealed.

Drunktown’s Finest

Gay Essential Review: Drunktown’s Finest at BFI Flare

One of the best films to come out of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, director Sydney Freeland’s Drunktown’s Finest is a touching coming of age tale involving life on an Indian reservation. A feature debut for Freeland, the director carefully constructs a story that avoids many of the stigmas and stereotypes of Native life, yet still portrays the real challenges Native people face.

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