Kind Hearted Woman
2 parts: 113′ and 173′
In a special series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer’sWife, Country Boys) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman livingon 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 herselffrom the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child.
Robin’s battles in tribal court with her ex-husbandfor custody of the children, even after he is convicted of abusive sexualcontact with his daughter, illuminating how serious this problem is on the reservation. Her quest to heal her family, find a man worthy of her love, build acareer, and fulfill her goal of returning to her reservation to help preventthe abuse of women and children, takes her on an intimate and inspiring journeyfull of heartbreak, discovery, and redemption.Share This Program