GROWN UP WEST children of the blackfeet reservation


 

NEWS

January 25, 2017

FLIC 2017 Best Indigenous Film award

The Ice Cream Man wins the Flathead Lake International CinemaFestival's "2017 Best Indigenous Film" award, making it the top film in that category.

December 15, 2016

The Ice Cream Man is accepted to the Flathead Lake International CinemaFestival in Polson, Montana.

March 7, 2016
Film Release: The Ice Cream Man
Rebecca Drobis announces the release of the documentary, The Ice Cream Man, the inspiring story of two brothers launching their own business and creating a better future.

February 18, 2015
Grown Up West at American University’s Museum of Art Photoworks: Presence of Place Exhibition January 31–March 15, 2015

February 20, 2015
Grown Up West Featured on the Workbook
For over a decade, Rebecca Drobis has passionately documented positive stories about children growing up on the blackfeet Reservation, using stills and video.

January 29, 2015
Grown Up West on Wonderful Machine
In northwestern Montana, where the seemingly endless plains are abruptly met by the Rocky Mountains, sits Blackfeet country.

November 24, 2013
Grown Up West on DailyMail Online
Mother Nature’s children: Blackfeet Reservation youth prosper in their economically depressed community by finding fun outdoors.

October 22, 2013
Grown Up West on Yahoo Global News
“There exists the purity of imaginative play—an intersection between raw nature and the developing mind of a child,” Drobis writes.

October 14, 2013
Grown Up West on High Country News
On the Blackfeet Reservation in northern Montana, winters are long and difficult, unemployment is high and infrastructure lacking. Children grow up without the latest video games and movies or a rigid schedule of activities.

September 1, 2013
Rebecca Drobis Selected for ASMP’s Best of 2013
Rebecca Drobis has spent the past decade on a self-funded project about children on Northwest Montana’s Blackfeet Reservation.

 

 


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