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LITTLE WOUND'S WARRIORS - "stunningly beautiful" - TimeOut Chicago


at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago:

Saturday, January 21 at 7:45 pm - "complex and hopeful"

Village Free Press - "stark, vivid composition"

Chicago Reader - "stunning aerial shots"

Chicago Tribune - "complex experiences and deep wisdom"

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Screening and discussion at Southern Illinois University - Friday, November 17 at 7 pm

11th Native Spirit Film Festival - Human Rights Consortium, University of London - Thursday, October 19

Oak Park Internation Film Festival - Saturday, September 16

LITTLE WOUND'S WARRIORS - Sydney Indie Film Festival -Australia - Friday, September 22

Film Fest International - Berlin, Germany - Best Editing nominee - Sunday, October 1

Louisville International Festival of Film - Friday, September 15

 Audience Choice, Best Feature Documentary - One Nation Film Festival in Colorado Springs

People's Film Festival, NYC - Saturday June 3, 2017

New Haven International Film Festival and Cine Pobre Film Festival in La Paz, Mexico -

Friday May 5, 2017

Big Muddy Film Festival - February 24, 2017

Nunpa Theater - Kyle, SD - February 24, 2017

December 5, 2016 - CHICAGO HEIGHTS screens at Columbia University in NYC.

LITTLE WOUND'S WARRIORS winner of Best Public Service award at AIFF.

LITTLE WOUND'S WARRIORS at the American Indian Film Festival in

San Francisco, CA on November 10, 2016. ---- facebook

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seth mcclellan at the hollywood on state

Seth McClellan at Hollywood on State, 2015

Creative Writing - "startling drama...truth is a sliding scale" - Barbara Scharres, Gene Siskel Film Center

White City Cinema

"tough, provocative, honest and intelligent" - Michael Smith, White City Cinema

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" it just right" - J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader

New City Magazine

Seth McClellan - Chicago's 50 most influential filmmakers, 2014

"Resentment, racism, yearning for fame - they're all roiling" - Chicago Sun-Times

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"honest, realistic portrayal" - Nancy Bishop, Gapers Block, Chicago Sun-Times

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"heightened sense of reality" - Reel Chicago - Seth McClellan interviewed

"the slipperiness of truth" - Chicago Tribune - Seth McClellan interviewed

"vulnerable in unexpected ways" - - Seth McClellan interviewed

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Creative Writing at Independent Filmmakers Showcase in L.A.

The Last Soul on a Summer Night (aka Chicago Heights) on Netflix and Amazon


Goalie premieres at the 30th annual Vancouver International Film Festival.

Roger Ebert headline

Chicago Heights - Roger Ebert's top-ten "Best Art Films of 2010"

Seth McClellan interviewed in White City Cinema about Chicago Heights.

James Bevel

Local weeklies press coverage of Bevel's Last Sermon:
Oak Leaves, Triblocal, Wednesday Journal

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Seth McClellan interviewed on Public Radio about King in Chicago.

King in Chicago - Chicago Reader

King in Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

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