SELECTED FILMS & VIDEOS FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHS BY ILKA HARTMANN
Links will take you to film websites with more detailed information, or to YouTube to view clips.
BROKEN TREATY AT BATTLE MOUNTAIN
A documentary film about Mary and Carrie Dann. Joel L. Freedman, Director. Narration by Robert Redford. 1984
Shown at the Berlin Film Festival and film festivals throughout the United States.
A film documentary by George Eich featuring the artist’s life and work, 1984.
Shown on German national television. Posted on YouTube in 3 parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
FOLLOW ME HOME
Feature film by Peter Bratt, 1996.
Presented at the American Indian Film Festival, at the Sundance Film Festival and other film festivals
throughout the United States
ALCATRAZ IS NOT AN ISLAND
Documentary presented by the Independent Television Service and KQED
Directed by James M. Fortier, Produced by Jon Plutte and narrated by Benjamin Bratt, 1999.
First shown at the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco and the Sundance Film Festival
Ongoing frequent airing on KQED and PBS/ITVS stations nationwide. Ilka’s photographs were used
extensivelyfor marketing purposes and are included on the PBS website as a permanent educational resource.
LONELY ISLAND, HIDDEN ALCATRAZ
A documentary film directed by Rick Butler and produced by Bud Grundy for KQED, 2002..
Ongoing frequent airing on KQED and PBS stations nationwide.
THE IRON LODGE: Native American Spirituality Behind Bars
A film by Petroglyph Productions directed by Jason Katz and produced by Ismana Carney, 2003.
Shown at the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, CA.
A film by Ling Liu, 2006
Official selection at the New York Asian American International Film Festival, the BADGE Bold Asian
Film Festival, the Disorient Asian American Film Festival and the Austin Asian American Film Festival.
OUR LAND, OUR LIFE
An independent film produced and directed by Beth and George Gage, Gage & Gage Productions, 2008.
FROM THE BADLANDS TO ALCATRAZ
A film by Dr. Nancy Iverson and Frank Ferrel via a grant from Pathstar, 2009.
FROM THE SPIRIT, SEASON 3: KEVIN RED STAR
Documentary about artist Kevin Red Star by Earth Magic Media, Inc. series airing on the Bravo! network
in Canada, 2009.
LORDS OF THE REVOLUTION, Episode 103: The Black Panthers
Episode 103 in the VH1 series Lords of the Revolution, 2009.
An independent documentary film by Ben Wang and Mike Cheng, 2009.
Selected for showing at: 28th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, 15th Annual Chicago
Asian American Showcase, 2010 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, 11th Annual DC Asia Pacific American
FilmFestival, 2010 Vancouver Asian Film Festival, 2010 Boston Asian American Film Festival and the 3rd Annual
Harlem Black Panther Party Film Festival.
An independent documentary film by Neil Diamond, National Film Board of Canada and Domino Film, Ltd., 2009.
National Film Board of Canada and Rezolution Pictures, 2009.
Official Selection at Toronto Film Festival 2010, Opening Film at ImagineNative Festival 2010, Winner of the Best
Direction in a Documentary Program and Best Visual Research at the Gemini Awards, 2010.
Peabody Award recipient, 2011.
CONTRARY WARRIOR: The Life and Times of Adam Fortunate Eagle
A documentary film by John Ferry, Lillimar Pictures, 2010.
Winner of the Audience Choice Award at Cine las Americas International Film Festival in Austin, TX and the
Platinum Reel Award at the Nevada Film Festival.
LONG DISTANCE REVOLUTIONARY: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
A documentary film by Stephen Vittoria, Street Legal Cinema, 2012.
Trailer featuring Ilka's photography here.
REBELS WITH A CAUSE
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A documentary film by Nancy Kelly, Kelly-Yamamoto Productions, 2012.
Winner Audience Favorite - Active Cinema Documentary, Mill Valley Film Festival 2012