Kind Hearted Woman
(2 of 2) (#102)
Robin Charboneau's quest to heal her family, find a man worthy of her love, build a career and fulfill her goal of returning to her reservation to help prevent the abuse of women and children continues. [176 minutes]
Full Program: Part 2 of a special two-part film. WARNING: The following film contains mature content which may not be suitable... 02:51:40
Full Program: 01:50:04
Acclaimed director David Sutherland ("The Farmer's Wife," "Country Boys") discusses his two-part series KIND HEARTED... 01:01
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Series Description: In this series, filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer's Wife, Country Boys) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she struggles to raise her two children, further her education and heal herself from the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child. Robin's battles in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he is convicted of abusive sexual contact with his daughter, illuminates how serious this problem is on the reservation. Her quest to heal her family, find a man worthy of her love, build a career and fulfill her goal of returning to her reservation to help prevent the abuse of women and children, takes her on an intimate and inspiring journey full of heartbreak, discovery and redemption.
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These episodes of Kind Hearted Woman aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.