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Hey Viktor!

Sunday, October 1, 2023

HEY VICTOR! is a Canadian mockumentary that humorously combines the world of a larger-than-life actor-writer-director Cody Lightning (of child star SMOKE SIGNALS fame) with the artistic, rural, and Native American community that surrounds him as he attempts to forward his version of SMOKE SIGNALS 2. Cody’s outrageous antics skewer the fame-forward world we live in, and himself, wryly as he surreptitiously works to act with other actors from the original SMOKE SIGNALS cast for his guerilla film. While taking his friends and family for granted, Cody begins to discover a crossroads between the values and visions of the life in his imagination and those of the life he actually leads. Offering a satirical exploration of the clash between traditional Native American values and the superficiality of stardom, the film is both a skewering and uniquely entertaining commentary on identity and culture in Western filmmaking.

Director Biography

Cody Lightning (born August 8, 1986) is a Cree actor and filmmaker from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Georgina Lightning and brother of William Lightning and Crystle Lightning. He was a Young Artist Award nominee in 1999 for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor, for SMOKE SIGNALS (1998), and won the American Indian Film Festival award for Best Actor in 2007 for FOUR SHEETS TO THE WIND


MOCKUMENARY | 102 min | CANADA | 2023


Cody Lightning


Cody Lightning
Samuel Miller



Liam Mitchell



Sarah Taylor


Matthew Cardinal
Edo Vanbreeman


Samuel Miller
Blackhorse Lowe
Joshua Jackson
Kyle Thomas
Sara Corry
Blake McWilliam


Simon Baker
Eric Janvier

  • Type: 2023,International,Narrative Feature
  • Time: October 1, 2023 - 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Venue:Narrowsburg Union