Pierre Barrera

Bios

Pierre Barrera

Pierre Barrera is a Native American filmmaker and actor who was born and raised on the Rosebud Indian Reservation and now lives in the State of New Mexico. Pierre has directed six short films and has acted in numerous others such as IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH and SWING VOTE.

In 2004 Pierre attended the Institute of American Indian Arts Film and Television Workshop. He received the ABC/Disney grant scholarship for writing THE MYSTICS. Pierre was also the National Geographic All Roads Director's Mentor for the New Mexico's Governor's Cup film, BENITO'S GIFT.

Job Title: 
Director
Tribal Affiliation: 
Klamath/Lakota

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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