Sep 08 2023

WAR PONY with Franklin Sioux Bob & Willi White


Writer Franklin Sioux Bob and producer Willi White will join the audience for a Q&A following the 7:30 p.m. screening of WAR PONY on Friday, September 8. Presented by Friends of The Ross and the Norman Geske Cinema Showcase. Tickets for this event are at regular Ross prices and available online and at the Ross box office. 

WILLI WHITE (Producer)

Willi White is a tribal citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe located in South Dakota and is Executive Producer and Head of Content & Production for NDN Collective. Prior to producing his first feature WAR PONY, Willi started out producing and directing music videos for local Indigenous artists before working crew on titles as WINTER IN THE BLOOD (2013), directed by Alex & Andrew Smith, starring Chaske Spencer and David Morse; AMERICAN HONEY (2016), directed by Andrea Arnold; and WOMAN WALKS AHEAD (2017), released by A24, directed by Susanna White, starring Jessica Chastain and Michael Greyeyes. In 2016, Willi was awarded a fellowship with Sundance Institute’s Native and Indigenous program, then in 2019 was awarded the inaugural Ascend Summit Grant with ARRAY Alliance, founded by Ava DuVernay. Willi also serves as associate producer on LAKOTA NATION v. UNITED STATES (2022), releasing through IFC Films, co-directed by Jesse Short Bull and Laura Tomaselli, executive produced by Mark Ruffalo and Sara Eagle Heart, that premiered at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Currently, Willi is is producing a documentary series on the American Indian Movement.


Franklin Sioux Bob is a writer and musician from South Dakota. WAR PONY is the first screenwriting project for Sioux Bob and co-writer Bill Reddy.

The event is finished.