Buffalo Nation: The Children Are Crying

"Buffalo Nation: The Children Are Crying" depicts the tragic way of life for the rural, isolated Lakota people living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. This documentary focuses on the devastation in which the children of the Lakota Sioux Nation are forced to live. The children are filled with despair, and as a result, they are committing suicide at an alarming rate. They are crying for help!

  • Leslye Abbey
    Director
    Join Hands: The Life and Art of Matt Sesow
  • Leslye Abbey
    Writer
    Join Hands: The Life and Art of Matt Sesow
  • Leslye Abbey
    Producer
    Join Hands: The Life and Art of Matt Sesow
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Educational, Historical
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 34 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 8, 2014
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    MiniDV
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Long Island International Film Expo
    Bellmore, NY
    July 11, 2014
    World Premiere
    Best Feature Documentary
  • Indie Gathering Film Festival
    Hudson, Ohio
  • American Indian Film Festival
    San Fransisco, CA
    November 4, 2014
    Best Feature Documentary Nominee
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards
    La Jolla, CA
    Award of Merit
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    La Jolla, CA
    Award of Merit
  • The International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues, and Zero Discrimination
    Jakarta
    Gold Award
Director - Leslye Abbey