Unearthed - 2017 - 14 minutes

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Summary: James receives news that will upset the balance of the lives of his elder farmer parents and his young son. ‘Unearthed’ is a film about reconciling those familial conflicts that lie beneath the surface.


This film features Haudenosaunee community members Clint Jones (Seneca – wolf clan), Regina Jones (Oneida) and Kaivin Jones (Mohawk – turtle clan).


Unearthed will be completed during the summer of 2016 and is currently being subitted to film festivals.

The Filmmakers

Govind Deecee
Terry Jones

The Cast

Clint Jones as "James". Clint is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and is from the wolf clan. Previously he starred in "Gripped", which is another short film by Govind Deecee and Terry Jones. Clint's co-star in "Gripped" was Kaivin Jones, his son. Kaivin also appears in "Unearthed".

Phil Ewing as "Grandpa". Phil makes his acting debut in "Unearthed" and he lives in central New York State.

Regina Jones as "Grandma". Regina is a member of the Oneida Nation. She makes her acting debut in "Unearthed" and she works for Syracuse University within the Native Student Program, which is part of the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Kain Jones as "Billy".  Kaivin is from the Mohawk tribe and his clan is turtle. Kaivin previously acted in "Gripped", a short film by Govind Deecee and Terry Jones. Kaivin's co-starred in both "Gripped" and "Unearthed" with his father, Clint Jones.

Behind the Scenes Video

Production Stills

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