Two Spirits (2009)

Two Spirits (2009)
 

Director Lydia Nibley

Writer Russell Martin, Lydia Nibley

Genre Documentary

Year 2009

IMDB : 7.7 (70 votes)


 

Description Filmmaker Lydia Nibley explores the cultural context behind a tragic and senseless murder. Fred Martinez was a Navajo youth slain at the age of 16 by a man who bragged to his friends that he 'bug-smashed a fag'. But Fred was part of an honored Navajo tradition - the 'nadleeh', or 'two-spirit', who possesses a balance of masculine and feminine traits. Through telling Fred's story, Nibley reminds us of the values that America's indigenous peoples have long embraced.

Comments

  • jake Snowdrift 2016-02-02 23:13:32
    i've seen the movie... it's really quite moving. please watch.
  • ThePywackett 2013-10-26 13:37:00
    I think of you Cochise when I see this. RIP
  • Honanwyma Montoya 2013-09-23 17:15:48
    Wow!. sounds interesting.

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