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Saturday, October 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Insider and Outsider Perspectives: Documenting Transracial American Indian Adoption

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Writer/Director/Producer Brooke Swaney and Producer/Subject Kendra Mylnechuk examine American Indian identity, transracial adoption and translating the interior narrative. Select scenes will be screened from their feature-length documentary for audience feedback and discussion.

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Brooke Swaney

Brooke Pepion Swaney (Amskapipiikuni, Selish descendent) is a film director and writer, who received her M.F.A. in Film and Television from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Swaney is a 2014 NACF Film Fellow, a 2013 Time Warner Fellow, a 2012 Sundance Institute Native Fellow, writer/director of OK Breathe Auralee (2012 Sundance Film Festival), producer of Bella Vista (2014 Rotterdam), and writer/director/editor of "I am Human" the 2016 Native Outreach ad for the Bernie Sanders Presidential... Read More →

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Kendra Mylnechuk

Kendra Mylnechuk, co-Creator, Actress (Mother Bison): Kendra is a Native American (Lummi) actor, theatre artist, teaching artist, director and producer. She currently lives in Missoula, MT. Her film performances have screened at Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, and other festivals around... Read More →
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Brooke Swaney

Brooke Pepion Swaney (Amskapipiikuni, Selish descendent) is a film director and writer, who received her M.F.A. in Film and Television from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Swaney is a 2014 NACF Film Fellow, a 2013 Time Warner Fellow, a 2012 Sundance Institute Native Fellow, writer/director of OK Breathe Auralee (2012 Sundance Film Festival), producer of Bella Vista (2014 Rotterdam), and writer/director/editor of "I am Human" the 2016 Native Outreach ad for the Bernie Sanders Presidential... Read More →



Saturday October 21, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Poetry Center Library

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