Independent Lens - Season 2, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

In Harm's Way; Carved from the Heart


Episode Info

"In Harm's Way," documentarian Jan Krawitz's meditation on how a violent act (a 1985 sexual assault) upset her assumptions about fear and safety, and how those assumptions---formulated as she grew up in the 1950s and '60s---were evolving anyway. "Carved Heart" follows Alaskan Native American Stan Marsden as he garners community support for building a totem pole in memory of his son, who died of a drug overdose in 1991. Filmmaker: Ellen Franksenstein.


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