The Boxers of Brule

Shaionna, a young Lakota woman, creates a girls' boxing team to combat the youth suicide epidemic threatening the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation. With the odds stacked against her, Shaionna must confront her own demons as she fights to bring hope and healing to her community.

Jessie Adler Jessie Adler
Director, Co-producer, Cinematographer, Editor

Jessie is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer based in Brooklyn, NY. In 2014 she began working as a Human Rights Storyteller for EarthRights International, collaborating... more»

Shiala Grey-Sky King Shiala Grey-Sky King
Co-producer

Shiala is a Lakota painter with a passion for philosophy and a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Born and raised in South Dakota, Shiala was exposed to both the culture and the dysfunction of... more»

Hanna Nordenswan Hanna Nordenswan
Associate Producer, Additional Sound Recorder

Hanna Nordenswan is a Finnish freelance journalist with an MFA degree in documentary filmmaking from the School of Visual Arts.  She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the... more»