"From the Inside Out" portrays the 1970s renaissance of Navaho Indian basketry led by a group of families in the Douglas Mesa region of Utah. The film examines the transition of basket-making as it was historically elevated from practical craft to sacred ceremonial status. At its spiritual zenith, basket-making serves what the Navajo refer to as "Hozho"–bringing beauty, balance, order, and harmony to their lives.
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Durango Film Festival, Colorado, 2005
First Place, Educational Films, Broadcast Education Association Faculty Contest, 2005
Contemporary Native America Screening, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, 2005