Silver Bullet Productions

Documentary Films

Silver Bullet Productions


Enjoy this short film highlighting our work with students, communities, and network film production.

Power of Place

Silver Bullet Productions’ next documentary film will be about the power of place in New Mexico. The film will reveal the unique beauty, significance, and histories of specific sites, and examine ongoing threats and obstacles to their protection. Federal and state laws, statutes, and case law will be explained by those who work to protect and preserve the sites, and those who seek access to the lands for commercial and public use. Read more

Defending the Fire

Defending the Fire is the true story of Native American Warriors from first contact to the present. While European and American warriors are idolized for building empires and enslaving the conquered, Native warriors are often characterized as violent aggressors. Through centuries of denial of rights and broken promises, Native people have fought to protect their people, lands, and culture. Despite poor treatment by the United States Government, American Indians enlist in the armed forces in numbers that far exceed their percentage of the population. The courageous Indian men and women who continue to stand by their country answer the question: Why fight? Read more

A Thousand Voices

From the proverb, “It takes a thousand voices to tell a single story,” this is a documentary that builds from thousands of voices to present one universal story of New Mexico’s Native American women. Native American women have been purveyors of culture since creation. In spite of Western invasions, Native American women remain strong and grounded in traditional values by enduring courage and wisdom. Read more

Canes of Power

The Lincoln Canes documentary, “Canes of Power,” and the related educational program, provide the vehicle for Pueblo people to tell the story of the Canes, and the struggle for sovereignty, upon which cultural survival depends. Read more

Ancient Pathways – Modern Leaders

This 45 minute film was inspired by leaders of several of New Mexico’s Pueblos. It deals with the special and spiritual nature of leadership in New Mexico’s Pueblo nations. Read more

The Pueblo of Zia: Home of the Sun Symbol

The Zia Sun Symbol is a source of identity and pride for New Mexico. New Mexico Department of Indian Education requested SBP create a documentary to explain to children and adults its deep significance and history. Read more