DENVER – Holt Hamilton Productions, notable producers of Native American films More Than Frybread, Turquoise Rose, Blue Gap Boy’z, and Pete & Cleo have announced the theatrical release of their fifth feature film Legends from the Sky.
When: Friday 30 Jan – Thursday 5 Feb 2015
Where: Harkins Northfield 18 in Denver
Legends from the Sky, a science fiction thriller about a Native American Veteran burdened by survivor’s guilt from a disastrous military tour who finds himself searching for his missing grandfather who disappears when an Unknown Federal Organization takes over his ancestral land, sets a precedence in an uncharted genre for Native American films.
The film was predominantly shot on location at Dine College in Tsaile, Arizona on the Navajo Nation with additional days filmed on the Makah Reservation in Neah Bay, Washington. The film is the first science fiction thriller produced by Holt Hamilton Productions, “I’ve had the idea to make a Science Fiction Native thriller for quite some time, I wanted to make a movie that gave me a new experience in a film genre,” Director Holt Hamilton said, “this story gave me the opportunity to get in and work with a different style of filmmaking.”
Legends from the Sky showcases an array of talent with a cast roster that includes Los Angeles based actress/singer Mia Sable (Choctaw), Ernest Tsosie III (Navajo), Chris Robinson (General Hospital), Navajo Code Talker Thomas H. Begay (Navajo), Cale Epps, James Bilagody (Navajo) Drew Moore, Wayne Charles Baker (Squamish), Derek Solorsano (2Guns, Kingdom), Jon Gonzalez (Chiricahua Apache) and newcomer Edsel Pete (Navajo).
Theatre release for Legends from the Sky is scheduled for January 30, 2015 at eight (8) theatrical locations that include: Denver, CO; Gallup, NM; Farmington, NM; Oklahoma City, OK; Flagstaff, AZ; Tempe, AZ; Tucson, AZ; and Durango, CO. More locations continue to be booked. For the most current screening details and information please visit our website at www.HoltHamilton.com