How are filmmakers bringing authentic representation of Native people to the screen?
On this edition of Your Call, join our conversation with three of the filmmakers featured at this year's 43rd annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.
Films explore indigenous language, dance and art. They capture the memories of war veterans and people fighting displacement, but also tell stories of healing and empowerment. How are filmmakers bringing authentic representation of Native people to the screen?
Chrisann Hessing, documentary filmmaker, digital media producer, and director of the short film "Turning Tables"
Zoe Hopkins, writer, Mohawk language teacher, and director of “Kayak to Klemtu”
Joshua “Classic Roots” DePerry, award-winning producer and DJ impacting the music community and acknowledging the resilience of his community through the inclusion of First Nations drumming and singing in his electronic compositions
Elizabeth Castle, scholar, activist, and co-director and producer of the documentary “Warrior Women”