Views of a Vanishing Frontier
(1988, 59 min.) US
Produced in association with WGBH's American Experience.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist
Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi and Missouri rivers
from 1832-34. The documentary illuminates the significance to
them of these early contacts with Native Americans, and includes
reflections by Native scholars today.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,