|Out West is a documentary focusing on
the ordinay lives and personal experiences of common people pioneering
the American West from the early 1860s till the turn of the century.
Out West revisits important and decisive events that shaped the
history of this fascinating land. Custer's Last Stand and the Wounded
Knee Massacre were events that tragically illustrated the clash
of the European and Indian cultures.
After exterminating the bison by the millions and forcing Indians
onto reservations, the American government then moved the fight
from the battlefireld to the classroom forcing the the Indian people
to abandon their beliefs, language and cultural heritage.
Out West is a unique documentary on the Old American West that
uses the words of common men and women to rediscover this extraordinary
time in American history. It demystifies and puts a face on this
over-glamorized time period and will certainly change many previously
The truth about the West has to be found somewhere between the
accounts of those who lived it, the history books and the myth itself.
Languages: French, English, International
Not available for Europe, Australia or Japan