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Georgina Lightning (partial data)

Countries: Canada / United States

Films directed by Georgina Lightning

Quote by Georgina Lightning

"I'm a trained actor. It was disheartening to go into the film industry after working in theatre. Walker, Texas Ranger? There's no range in that. Life's too short. I watch people like Tantoo [Cardinal]. They've had a big struggle as native actors. How do we make it easier for each other? Make your own opportunities."
-- Georgina Lightning (source)

Quote about Georgina Lightning

"A member of the Samson Cree First Nation [in Alberta], [Georgina] Lightning moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to study filmmaking with Robert Redford at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She returned to Edmonton in 2012, two years after making the film [Older than America] and winning an emerging artist award at the White House Project's annual EPIC Awards. She was honoured to have it shown in advance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission."
-- Marty Klinkenberg (source)

For QUOTES about a specific film by Georgina Lightning, please see:   Older than America   

Bibliography for Georgina Lightning

Section 1: Publications about Georgina Lightning

Newspaper or Magazine Articles

Section 2: Publications about the Films of Georgina Lightning

Older than America (2008)  (also known as: "American Evil", "Segreti dal passato")

Newspaper or Magazine Articles


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