Off the Rez
Shoni Schimmel, a Umatilla Indian and one of the best high school basketball players in the country, dreams of being the first from her tribe to get a college scholarship. Shoni and her mother/coach Ceci battle together to redeem generations of struggle for their family and their people, but her hoop dreams are threatened after her family leaves the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Tribeca Talks After the Movie (4/26 only): Join director Jonathan Hock, executive producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, and Eileen O'Neill, Group President of Discovery & TLC Networks, and others for a discussion about the pressures on elite high school athletes and Shoni Schimmel's challenging journey as a Native American female athlete into the college sports arena. Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger.
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Primary Cast Shoni Schimmel, Ceci Moses, Rick Schimmel, Delores Moses, Lillian Moses
Director Jonathan Hock
Screenwriter Jonathan Hock
Producer Jim Podhoretz, Philip Aromando, Nelson Hernandez
Editor Nancy Novack, Keiko Deguchi
Director of Photography Alastair Christopher
Executive Producer Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Albert Bianchini, Eileen O'Neill, Eric Black
Composer Robert Miller