20 November 2012 12:13 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Three Sundance films will make their digital premieres today through the Sundance Institute Artist Services access to distribution program, which allows Sundance Institute artists to self-distribute their work digitally. The month of November, being 'Native American Heritage Month,' will feature films that pay tribute to the Native American culture exclusively.   Sundance Institute's Executive Director, Keri Putnam, said, "The films premiering today offer a sampling of work supported by our Native American and Indigenous Program and the Sundance Film Festival, and reflect the diversity of Native stories told through the medium of film." Putnam also maintains that, in following the original vision of Sundance's President and Founder, Robert Redford, supporting Native American artists is a priority for the Institute. Below are synopses (courtesy of Sundance) of the three films:   Barking Water (Director and screenwriter: Sterlin »

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