Finding Refuge | A documentary by Torsten Kjellstrand and Jamie Francis
The efforts of one dying woman to preserve her Native culture don’t end when she passes, but prompts a renewal in finding pride in that culture. She confronts the violent event over two centuries ago that began the destruction of her people and the shame that colonialism created.
Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala – a documentary by Gabriela Martinez
Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In addition, it highlights present-day efforts to preserve collective memories and bring justice and reconciliation to the country.
This film is featured and distributed through the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network.
SixtyFourFlood | Work by Torsten Kjellstrand
A mobile, documentary narrative tells the story of the worst natural disaster in Montana history: the 1964 flood on the Blackfeet Reservation. This project, done in preparation for the 50th anniversary of this devastating event, provided the opportunity to archive interviews with survivors and tribal leaders, as well as present a mobile narrative of the tragedy that viewers can experience online as well as “in the field” at the site of historic events.