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Tonto Plays Himself

Jacob Floyd
2010 | 21 min | U.S.
Director in Attendance

Tonto Plays Himself, by the devoted cinephile Jacob Floyd, confronts the filmmaker’s anxieties about representations of Native Americans in film as he explores the 1930s and '40s career of his actor-cousin Victor Daniels, a.k.a. Chief Thundercloud.

Plays with Doing the Sheep Good and A Kiss for Gabriela

Part of the Emerging Visual Anthropologists Showcase

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