At the age of 13, Joris Ivens was fond of stories about cowboys and Indians, so he decided to invent one himself. He made a script and used a camera from his father’s shop. This became his first film, Wigwam, with his own family as the cast. Black Eagle, a bad Indian, kidnaps the daughter of a farmer’s family. Flaming Arrow, played by the young Joris Ivens, saves the child from...