Strong Hearts – dir. Gary “Litefoot” Davis

Original Film Title: Strong Hearts: An Indigenous Love Letter To My Sons

Director’s Name: Gary “Litefoot” Davis

Writer’s Name: Gary “Litefoot” Davis

Producer: Gary “Litefoot” Davis, Carmen Davis

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 11 minutes 36 seconds

Film Description:

’Strong Hearts’, a short film by actor, writer and director Gary “Litefoot” Davis, overflows with a father’s wisdom and indigenous world view, poetically expressed as a love letter to his three sons. Through its raw and vulnerable narration, a message of strength, beauty and power is conveyed to the young men, imploring them to live a life of purpose. Shot on location at actual sites of decisive Indigenous victories over the U.S. military, historical happenings become teaching moments and majestic natural landscapes provide an epic visual backdrop for delivering a message meant to give the boys the impetus to reclaim their Native American narrative.

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