Incident at Oglala
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Produced and narrated by Robert Redford, the documentary Incident at Oglala is an examination of the murder case involving Leonard Peltier. Produced and narrated by Robert Redford, the documentary takes place in the Indian reservations of South Dakota near Wounded Knee, where U.S. soldiers massacred the native population (including Sioux Chief Sitting Bull) in 1890. On June 6, 1975, two FBI agents were killed in a village near Oglala, SD, and though many were charged with the crime, only Native American leader Leonard Peltier was convicted of murder. The case involves conflicting evidence that… More

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"A powerful documentary on a miscarriage of justice over the deaths of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge reservation on June 26, 1975."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Presents one more egregious example of the terrible treatement Native Americans have received from the U.S. government."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A major achievement, considering the obstacles: incendiary subject, mistrust by Indian leaders, suspicious FBI, and six months of negotiations to get an interview with the imprisoned Peltier"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A textbook example of how to make a documentary."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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