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Mankiller

Available for

Virtual

On-demand

In-person

Available for screenings until

Apr 12, 2025

Available for screenings in

Worldwide

Brought to you by

Giant Pictures/Drafthouse Films

About the film

About the life of Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to be elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 14m

Released

2022

Director

Valerie Red-Horse Mohl

Producer

Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, Gale Anne Hurd, Stacy Mahoney, Charlie Soap, Kristina Kiehl

Cast

Gina Olaya, Felicia Olaya, Candessa Tehee, Mary Jean Robertson, Mark Downing, Mary Smith, Ira Phillips, Melissa Gower, Jay Hannah, Pat Ragsdale, Ernie Stevens Jr., Ralph Keen, Philip Viles, Wilma Mankiller, Charlie Soap, Gloria Steinem

Awards & recognition

BZN International Film Festival

2018 Jury Award

Maoriland Film Festival

2018 Best Documentary Feature

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2018 Audience Award

Rome International Film Festival, USA

2017 Best Documentary Feature

Tulsa American Film Festival

2017 Best Documentary Feature Film

United Nations Association Film Festival

2017 UNAFF/Stanford Video Award

What people are saying

"Mankiller broke all the rules as we knew—and, to some extent, still know—them. A visionary politician and activist with a gentle but determined manner, she offers a model of female leadership more inspirational than ever."

Eve Macsweeney

Why Mankiller Is March’s Must-See Documentary

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