The Cherokee Phoenix Breakdown: Booming Film Industry in Indian Country

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11/17/2020 11:00 AM
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The Cherokee Phoenix Breakdown is back with its sixth episode of the Cherokee Phoenix’s new virtual roundtable discussion that highlights significant topics in the Cherokee Nation and Indian Country, and elaborates on their impact as it relates to Native people. In this episode, we are joined by Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People Executive Producer, Director and Host Jen Loren as well as Oklahoma Film and Music Office Deputy Director Jeanette Stanton. We will discuss the booming film industry in Oklahoma and Indian Country as well as the role of the Cherokee Nation in this growing industry. We also touch on the benefits of producing films and shows in Indian Country for accurate portrayals of Native people and culture and also how new technologies are presenting new opportunities.

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