LIVE ACTION | USA | 12 MINUTES | English, Spanish
Based on a true events from 2021, this film follows a young immigrant girl transporting drugs who gets stranded in the Sonoran desert. She’s saved from near death by a kind teenage boy from a reservation. Overcoming language and cultural differences, they wait for her ride to arrive at his reservation home, they forge a powerful connection in a land where the border between good and evil is hard to see. This is a story of survival, compassion, and resilience.
CAST & CREDITS
Directed by Kenneth Thomas Shirley, Adam Michael Conte
Kenneth is a highly accomplished filmmaker and the Founder and CEO of Indigenous Ent, a prominent entertainment company dedicated to amplifying Indigenous voices and promoting cultural awareness.
A 2018 graduate of Arizona State University, Kenneth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and has established himself as a leading force in the film industry. He has collaborated with renowned artists and institutions, such as The Black Eyed Peas, Micky Free, and the Sydney Opera House, showcasing his impressive talent and creative prowess.
As CEO of Indigenous Ent, Kenneth is dedicated to advancing the company’s mission of promoting Indigenous culture and traditions through dynamic and innovative entertainment. Under his leadership, Indigenous Ent has become a prominent cultural ambassador and a powerful voice for Indigenous communities worldwide.
Through his unique vision and unwavering dedication to cultural awareness, Kenneth has established himself as a highly respected figure in the entertainment industry. He continues to inspire and empower audiences with his captivating storytelling and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of his work.
Adam Conte is a multifaceted creative force hailing from the rich heritage of the Oneida and Mohawk tribes. As an award-winning director and Emmy award-winning Director of Photography, he has carved a distinct path in the world of filmmaking. Adam began as a commercial director, where his innate talent for storytelling and keen eye for detail quickly set him apart. His commercials have not only captivated audiences but also translated into tremendous financial success for his clients. However, it was his deep-rooted passion for his indigenous background that ignited his true calling. Driven by the desire to showcase the untold stories and struggles of his people, Adam embarked on a mission to portray their narratives in a dignified and authentic light. He believes that storytelling can be a powerful tool for preserving culture, fostering understanding, and inspiring positive change.
Kenneth Thomas Shirley, Adam Michael Conte
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