Good intentions pave the way to Message Movie Limbo. Heartfelt and sometimes trenchant, DANCE ME OUTSIDE is a rare coming-of-age film celebrating Native American culture, too bland in visual technique and overstated in its writing to score.
Although the perimeters of their Kidabanessee Reservation are narrowly defined by years of White American oppression, teens Silas Crow (Ryan Black) and Frank Fencepost (Adam Beach) look forward to admittance to a mechanics' school. Concerned about getting trapped in the usual early marriage cycle,
Sila's girlfriend Sadie (Jennifer Podemski) calls a halt to their relationship so she can devote herself to Indian activism. Meanw...