Robert Redford served as executive producer and narrator of INCIDENT AT OGLALA, Michael Apted's documentary companion piece to his fictional THUNDERHEART. The film addresses the mystery surrounding the deaths of two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge reservation on June 26, 1975.
By the mid-1970s, the Pine Ridge reservation had become the poorest in the nation, plagued by poverty, alcoholism and violence. The situation was exacerbated both by the corrupt Pine Ridge Tribal Council and its newly elected president Dick Wilson, and a US government intent on intimidating
supporters of the newly organized American Indian Movement.
It was in this atmosphere that two FBI ...