Film Screening and Q&A | Warrior Lawyers: Defenders of Sacred Justice
Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
WARRIOR LAWYERS is a one-hour documentary about Native American role models, Nation Re-Building and Tribal Justice. Through the personal and professional stories of American Indian Attorneys, Tribal Judges and their colleagues, the program provides an overview of the major historical, governmental, legal, judicial and intertwining social justice issues shaping many Federally Recognized Nations today.
This 60-minute documentary is unrated. Join us for a screening of the film followed by a Q&A with the director Audrey Geyer.
Audrey Geyer has been a video director/producer for over 20 years. Many of her programs have aired on PBS as well as been distributed to the educational markets and through community screening events. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Visions, a non-profit 501(c) 3 independent video production organization, located in Metro Detroit. Visions mission is to produce social affairs documentaries that tell stories of Midwest communities and cultures underrepresented in the media. And that help foster empathy in our viewers, expand their knowledge as well as encourage dialogue, inclusiveness and social change. Visions has produced two documentaries on contemporary Native American issues: ‘Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience’ and ‘Warrior Lawyers: Defenders of Sacred Justice’ Audrey has a B.A. in film studies from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Social Work from New York University.