News & Reviews

Monmouth (NJ) University School of Social Work

Posted 01.24.11

Lost Sparrow will screen on Jan. 25, 2011 at the Monmouth (NJ) University School of Social Work. Film Director Chris Billing will be on hand for a Q&A following the screening. More >>

PBS Beyond the Box

Posted 12.24.10

Letter from Washington: Lost Sparrow Director Examines Family History. Monday night’s screening was a stark reminder of the powerful and emotional response that Lost Sparrow can generate. The film screened to a full house at D.C.’s Letelier Theater, in an event co-sponsored by the National Children’s Alliance and Docs in Progress, a D.C.-based organization that… More >>

Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival

Posted 11.21.10

Lost Sparrow has been nominated for the Best Documentary award at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, November 24-28, 2010. More >>

NPR’s Tell Me More

Posted 11.16.10

Lost Sparrow director Chris Billing was Michel Martin’s guest on the NPR program Tell Me More. More >>

World Magazine

Posted 11.15.10

The opening moments of the new documentary Lost Sparrow shows grainy footage of three-decade-old images of a large, multi-ethnic family. The seemingly happy clan poses for a group photo. But the clip ends suddenly, with the flickering white screen fading to black. The darkness is replaced by video from the present. It is a recent cloudy… More >>

Native America Calling

Posted 11.12.10

Lost Sparrow director Chris Billing was the guest on Nov. 11 on the nationally-syndicated radio program Native America Calling. More >>

Indian Country Today article

Posted 11.06.10

When two young Crow Indian brothers ran away from their white adoptive family’s home and were killed by a freight train more than three decades ago, their deaths devastated the family and shocked the small community in upstate New York where they lived. Filmmaker Chris Billing was 16 years old when his adopted Crow brothers Bobby,… More >>

Washington DC Screening

Posted 11.06.10

The Independent Television Service (ITVS) invites you to a screening of the documentary Lost Sparrow to mark the film’s national broadcast premier on the PBS series Independent Lens. A discussion with filmmaker Chris Billing will follow the screening. Time: Monday, November 15, 2010 at 7 pm Venue: Letelier Theater (, 3251 Prospect Street NW, Washington DC… More >>

WHYY Philadelphia

Posted 09.20.10

Check out a story by Philadelphia NPR station WHYY on the Lost Sparrow screening at the Free Library of Philadelphia (1901 Vine Street) on Monday, Sept. 20 at 6:15 pm. More >>

Philadelphia Premier

Posted 09.16.10

Lost Sparrow will screen at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Monday, Sept. 20 at 6:15 pm. More >>