A short film about self-worth and our shared struggle for identity
Your wound may not be your fault. But your healing is your responsibility.
Growing up on an Indian reservation Duane Kemmer took to alcohol, getting into fights with everyone and his dog. 10 years ago he stopped to never touch a drop again. He now runs an Indian Relay team with his family.
A film by Thilo Gundelach in collaboration with cinematographer Leonhard Kaufmann
and Brooklyn based composer Benjamin Louis Brody.
Michael Running Crane
Patrone & The Man
The Kemmer Family
Sound Mix by Jan Brett
Color by Robin Jünkersfeld
Made with [poise]
Duane Kemmer is an Amskapi Pikuni, a Blackfeet from Browning, MT.
A father of eight and a veteran in Indian Relay horse racing.
When a guy named Henry Skunkcap brought it first to the Blackfeet, Kemmer was one of his apprentices. As you have to stop a 1000 pounds horse, muggers are usually big guys. But Kemmer figured a small guy might work as well, if he is quick enough and got the balls to do it.