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.

Random movies

  • Trick (1999)  

    Trick (1999)

    Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find somewhere to be alone... forced to contend with Gabriel's selfish roommate, his irritating best friend, and a vicious, jealous drag queen in a gay dance club. The sun rises on a promising new relationship.