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Wild Indian

Producers Thomas Mahoney


Two Anishinaabe men are inextricably bound together after covering up the savage murder of a schoolmate. After years of separation following wildly divergent paths, they must finally confront how their traumatic secret has irrevocably shaped their lives.

About The Team

Lyle Mitchell Corbine, Jr. (Writer/Director) is a filmmaker. His short film, Shinaab, played at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, and 2017 AFI Fest. The follow-up, Shinaab, Part II, premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. He was supported at the 2017 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab and 2018 Sundance Institute Directors Lab, and has been a recipient of numerous grants and fellowships from the Sundance Institute, McKnight Foundation, Time Warner Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board.


Wild Indian is a Cinereach grant-supported film.