Moroni For President

Filmmakers: Saila Huusko, Jasper Rischen

AFS Representative: Moroni Benally (Subject)

Runtime: 76 min

Every four years, the Navajo Nation elects its president, whom many consider the most powerful Native American. Moroni Benally, a witty LGBTQ candidate with radical ideas, hopes to defeat the incumbent president. Fraught with challenges, Moroni soon discovers that theory and a platform does not necessarily prepare you for the daily dirt of politics and the unpredictability of voter’s choice.