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The Electric Indian

The Electric Indian

The Electric Indian

Dir. Leya Hale
57 min

Director Leya Hale Attending

Henry Boucha was a legendary hockey player from Warroad, MN and member of the Ojibwe Nation, playing in the NHL, for the Minnesota North Stars and Detroit Red Wings, and on the 1972 USA Olympic hockey team before he was assaulted on the ice, resulting in a debilitating eye injury and a controversial court case. Temporarily lost without his hockey career, he was forced to start again and find his true self off the ice.

The Electric Indian is a co-production of Twin Cities PBS and Vision Maker Media, with funding provided by the Minnesota Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and Manitou Foundation.

Film Details

Program: MN Made
Release Year: 2024
Runtime: 57 min
Country/Region: USA
Language: English
Tags: Biography, BIPOC Lens, Documentary, Guest Attending, Indigenous Voices, Sports, Women Directors


Director: Leya Hale
Executive Producer: Daniel Bergin, Francene Blythe-Lewis
Cinematographer: Jim Kron, Michael Phillips
Composer: Keith Secola