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Trudell

The director of this unapologetically unobjective portrait of Native American poet/activist John Trudell spent more than a decade chronicling his travels, spoken word performances and politics. Archival footage, concert performances and interview segments are intercut with some abstract imagery meant to mirror the controversial figure's iconoclastic nature. The film begins with Trudell's participation in the Indian occupation of Alcatraz island, carries though the mysterious death of his family in 1979 and comes to rest on his current work recording a musical album (produced, believe it or not, by Angelina Jolie). There's never any doubt that Trudell is an important figure, but those who share the man's opinions will be most captivated by this lionizing portrait. 80 minutes Unrated.