Fast Horse

The Blackfoot bareback horse-racing tradition returns in the astonishingly dangerous Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles with secondhand horses and a new jockey on his way to challenge the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy.

Canada | 2018 | DCP | 13 min

Alexandra Lazarowich is a Cree filmmaker whose work has screened at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC and has had her films screen at festivals around the world. In her work, Lazarowich continues to try and tell the stories of Indigenous people.

Alexandra Lazarowich
Alexandra Lazarowich

Original title: Fast Horse
Director: Alexandra Lazarowich
Photo: aAron munson, Daron Donahue
Edit: Sarah Taylor
Script: Alexandra Lazarowich
Sound: John Blerot
Music: Jonathan Kawchuk
Producer: Niobe Thompson, Lesley Birchard

Contact: Niobe Thompson
Handful of Films ltd.
E-mail: niobe(at)