20min | HD Color | USA | 2014

A Short Film by Eliza McNitt  

A young Navajo girl must find a way to heat her home in order to save her asthma-stricken mother from a bitter winter storm. Filmed on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. Recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant. 

Starring Misty Upham and Magdalena Begay

Without Fire is dedicated in memoriam of Misty Upham. A powerful and talented actor whose strong voice and dedication to her craft is an inspiration. Misty is the heartbeat of our film and it is an honor to have collaborated with her on Without Fire.