“Only Indigenous voices can tell their stories with dimensionality, and the tools to make that happen are incredibly accessible,” says film director Christian Rozier.
Lynn Trimble February 12, 2023
PHOENIX — For more than a decade, Missouri-based filmmaker Christian Rozier has been spending time on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in eastern Arizona, where he’s collaborated with Indigenous community members using film as a storytelling platform.“We used a very participatory model,” he told Hyperallergic. “Everyone worked in front of the camera but also behind it; everyone interviewed each other and filmed each other … I was so personally inspired by my time there, and their unbelievable reservoirs of creativity,” Rozier said during the run-up to this year’s Indie Film Fest in Phoenix, where the feature film Apache Leap (2023) that he directed will…
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Thank you Michael! You have a great blog!