Metal Belt

Blackhorse Lowe

8:00 PM, Secret Movie Club, November 2nd

USA | 2023 | 14′ | Spanish, Navajo – sub English


A Peyote Western set in 1860's New Mexico territory, Metal Belt recounts a story about the American Indian slave trade in the southwest and one Navajo woman's fight for freedom and her spiritual journey home.

The film was made with support from Tulsa Artist Fellowship.

Director • Dirección
Blackhorse Lowe

Screenplay • Guión
Blackhorse Lowe, Mateo Galindo

Cinematography • Fotografía
Smokey Nelson

Music / Score
Mateo Galindo

Sound • Sonido
Jon Sims

Production Design
Bryan Allen Norvelle

Edition • Edición
Blackhorse Lowe, D.E. Hyde

Producer • Productor
Blackhorse Lowe, Nanobah Becker, David Stevens, Malinda Galindo, Mateo Galindo

Cast • Elenco
Noelle Clough, Raoul Trujillo, Ava Del Cielo, Mateo Galindo


Blackhorse Lowe


Blackhorse Lowe is a filmmaker from the Navajo Nation and a multi-alum of the Sundance Film Institute. A recipient of the Panavision Award, his work has garnered accolades internationally at prominent festivals including Sundance and Tribeca. Recently, he directed and wrote episodes for the groundbreaking FX series “Reservation Dogs” created by Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi. Lowe is a current Tulsa Artist Fellow and is in development for an epic feature “Lords of the Earth.”