2012 Lake Arrowhead Film Festival Official Selection 2012 On Location Memphis International Film & Music Fest Official Selection 2012 Atlanta Film Festival Official Selection
Four Directions Productions
The Oneida Indian Nation
Raccoon & Crawfish
Character Profile: Froggy

Froggy is friendly and has great respect for all things. Because Frog likes fresh water, especially ponds, lakes and marshes, he was very upset with Beaver.

Did you know, you couldn't take Frog to a restaurant for a drink? That's because he doesn't drink water like you or I, he absorbs it through his skin.

About the About the Movie

My Home is the story of a persistent and self-indulgent beaver who is not a very good neighbor. That is, until he meets a precocious no-nonsense turtle. In Oneida society, oral tradition is very important and represents the soul of the Oneida people. From generation to generation children are taught Oneida traditional beliefs from an Elder who has the ability to speak with meaning and confidence. My Home opens with that scene. The story follows a young turtle as she wakes up to find that a neighboring beaver has changed her home. The beaver is more interested in technology than the nature around him and its inhabitants. The turtle, upset, soon realizes she has to stop him. Ask for the DVD or DVD (and beautifully illustrated) Book Combo Pack at a store near you.

Festival Festival News

My Home continues to be a hit on the festival circuit just winning honorable mention at the Columbus Film Festival. Catch a screening at the Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival taking place Sept. 27th - 30th or at the San Diego Film Festival held September 26th - 30th in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter & La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art!

Character Profile: Turtle

Turtle's name among the Oneida people is "a'no:wal". Turtle is very proud of her place in Oneida Legend and understands how important it is to protect the Earth. That is why she is determined to stop Beaver from building his dam. Did you know that Turtle spends most of her time in water. Turtle's shell is what makes her unique, it is made up of 60 different bones all connected, if you touch her shell, she can feel it.

Character Profile: Beaver

Beaver is hardworking and very industrious. Beavers are often referred to as nature's architects. But sometimes he is selfish and stubborn and needs to be reminded to be a good neighbor. He has thick heavy fur protected by long hairs called guard hairs to keep him warm in icy water. Beaver loves to eat wood, especially birch, maple and cherry trees.

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