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Apache Drums

1951

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  • The final siege is oneiric, upsetting and unbearably suspenseful. Taking place almost entirely in the dark, with low-light outlining the square openings near the roof, the Apaches clamber through in waves, shot down by the dwindling villagers, made up of Leeds, Madden, a racist Reverend and a sympathetic Lieutenant. It is a sequence of undeniable racism that acknowledges that racism, unspooling like America‚Äôs fever dream, trying to snuff out the unending army of its victims.