Defend the Sacred

USA | 2016 | 18 minutes | Kyle Bell

An inside look into the heart and soul of indigenous people that stood in solidarity at Standing Rock.

Director Biography

Kyle Bell is an award-winning filmmaker based out of Tulsa, OK. He won back to back awards in 2015-2016 for best short documentary, including best cinematography for his film. Kyle also works for the Emmy-winning television program "Osiyo" in Oklahoma.

  • Director: Kyle Bell
  • Principal Cast: Adam Beach, Ron His Horse Is Thunder, Tom Goldtooth, Margie Loudhawk
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 18 minutes
  • Producer: Adam Beach
  • Cinematographers: Kyle Bell
  • Editors: Kyle Bell
  • Music: Licensed via MusicBed
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of Indigenous Without Borders

From Standing Rock to Aotearoa, these shorts, directed by indigenous filmmakers, give passionate voice to the traditions and issues of indigenous populations around the globe.

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