May 3, 2018

Director P.J. Marcellino speaks about his film "When They Awake"

We sat down with Director/Writer/Producer P.J. Marcellino of "When they Awake" a Competition - Feature Documentary in the Bentonville Film Festival.  It's a film's filled with roller coaster of emotions of emerging indigenous musicians in the moment of cultural and political resurgence.  Check out his interview below about the film.  

Director/Writer/Producer P.J. Marcellino

WHEN THEY AWAKE Director(s): P.J. Marcellino and Hermon Farahi
Writer(s): P.J. Marcellino
Producer(s): P.J. Marcellino
Tanya Tagaq, Leela Gilday, Leanne Goose, Iskwe, A Tribe Called Red, The Jerry Cans, Don Amero, Wab Kinew, Logan Staats

When They Awake is a vibrant celebration of a remarkable generation of Indigenous musicians across North America, at a watershed moment of social, cultural, and political resurgence.

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