Neither Wolf Nor Dog
Director – Steven Lewis Simpson
2018/ UK and USA/Majority English with some Sioux (in English subtitles)
BBFC Classification – 12A
Neither Wolf Nor Dog follows a white author who gets sucked into the heart of contemporary Native American life in the sparse lands of the Dakota’s by a 95 year old Lakota elder and his side-kick. Shot on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, which borders South Dakota and Nebraska, the film is based on the best-selling and award-winning Native American novel by Kent Nerburn.
Director – Robin Haig
HIFF Classification – 12A
Slingshot is the spirited tale of overlooked Kath who works in the ticket booth of a Scottish castle. She longs to join her village’s battle re-enactment but is thwarted by her annoying younger boss Gordon. When gifted a mysterious hagstone Kath finally summons her courage to answer the battle cry.