Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Americana, Childhood Drama, Coming-of-Age, Family Drama, Rural Drama, Tragedy  |   Release Date - Mar 2, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Songs My Brothers Taught Me, the feature debut of writer/director Chloé Zhao, focuses on a Native American teen (John Reddy) from the Lakota tribe who is about to go to college when his father passes away unexpectedly. Unwilling to abandon his younger sister (Jashaun St. John), he confers with her older half-siblings before deciding on his own future. During this difficult period, both brother and sister must reevaluate what family means to them.

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