Mile Post 398 – Educational/Institutional


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THIS ITEM IS ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FROM THIS SELLER, THE DIRECTOR AND SOLE DISTRIBUTOR. MILE POST 398 - EDUCATIONAL/INSTITUTIONAL EDITION UNLIMITED NOT-FOR-PROFIT SCREENINGS IN EDUCATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS. Best Narrative Feature - Fargo Film Festival - 2007 Best Drama - Tulalip Film Festival - 2007 Best Screenplay - Tulalip Film Festival - 2007 Best Supporting Actor/Ernest Tsosie III - American Indian Film Festival - 2007 Best of the American Indain Film Festival - 2008 Best Actor/Beau Benally - Talking Stick Film Festival - 2008 When it comes to depicting life on the Navajo Nation, Mile Post 398 captures the essence of surviving day-to-day living as the shadows of alcoholism pound at the door. From his earliest memories, Cloyd has witnessed the uglier side of life while being surrounded by alcohol abuse and domestic violence. Each time he attempts to turn over a new leaf his friends Jimmy and Marty mastermind a plan to sway Cloyd from his ultimate hope of saving himself and beloved family. A choice must be made, but only Cloyd holds the power to salvage what is left of his life, or allow it to slip away into despair. Mile Post 398 truly touches the heart and captivates the spirit. Mile Post 398 is the first full feature film from award winning (2005 American Indian Film Festival - Best Public Service "G Methamphetamine on the Navajo Nation") Navajo directors Shonie and Andee De La Rosa, the film is also the first of its kind to be produced entirely on the Navajo Nation and utilize an entire Navajo cast and crew. Mile Post 398 features the following: Beau Benally as Cloyd Begay Gerald Vandever (Skinwalkers and Black Cloud) as Jimmy James Junes (James and Ernie Comedy and 5th World) as Marty Ernest David Tsosie III (James and Ernie Comedy and 5th World) as Ray Yazzie Kim White as Lorraine Dwayne Lake as Steve KJ White as Michael/Young Cloyd Jim Vanwinkle as Albert Begay Shaylynn Gilmore as Gloria Begay