The Right to Be

Director: Doris Skye

Institute History

  • 1994 Sundance Film Festival


The Right to Be is a moving self-portrait by first-time filmmaker Doris Skye. As a sixty-one-year-old Lakota woman and a recent graduate of the NYU film school, she reflects on her personal struggles during a visit back to her home on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

Screening Details


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