Cathleen O'Connell

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Cathleen O'Connell

Cathleen O'Connell is an independent documentary producer based in Boston. Her films shine a light on lesser known but important facets of American culture - stories found when you exit the interstate and pull onto the blue highways and back roads. Her broadcast credits include non-fiction programming for PBS, Animal Planet, The History Channel and Discovery Channel. O'Connell is a member of the Center for Independent Documentary and a graduate of Brown University.

While working for the Fort Mojave tribe in 2001, she met tribal elder Llewellyn Barrackman. Mr. Barrackman introduced her to the Fort Mojave Tribal Band and its history. Sousa on the Rez is dedicated to the memory of Llew and Betty Barrackman.

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Filmmakers


• Four Films on Special to Mark June Events
• 'Navajo Code Talkers' Featured on AAPB Through June 12
• Native American Perspectives on Law Enforcement
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks | June Films
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: We Breathe Again
• Two New Films Screen Together on the Navajo Documentary Film Tour
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Educators

Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis