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Kissed by Lightning
2009, 89 min., Canada
Director: Shelley Niro (Mohawk)
Distributed by: Contact the Film and Video Center - fvc@si.edu

Inspired by an ancient Iroquois tale, this story follows a Six Nations Mohawk artist who grieves for her lost husband. In an effort to extinguish haunting memories, she immerses herself in painting. Unexpectedly, an upcoming art exhibition forces her to consider the possibilities of the here and now.

Kissed by Lightning - courtesy of the filmmaker