Songs My Brothers Taught Me

Songs My Brothers Taught Me

Directed by Chloe Zhao

Set in the Badlands of South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Johnny and his preteen sister Jashuan live with their single mother on the reservation. When their absentee father dies, Johnny feels compelled to strike out for a new life in LA, but fears leaving his sister behind. SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME is an auspicious debut feature from a director who brings sophisticated and nuanced compassion to her story. Chloé Zhao directs a cast of mostly first time actors and local Pine Ridge residents.

Johnny and his sister Jashuan live with their single mother on a reservation. When their absentee father dies, Johnny feels compelled to strike out for a new life in LA, but fears leaving his sister behind. This film is directed by Chloé Zhao.

Cast: Irene Bedard, Dakota Brown, Cat Clifford