Cheyenne River Youth Project film “Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count)” will appear in the 17th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival
, 2023-01-16 14:37:35,
The 2022 short documentary “Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Issue)” by the Cheyenne River Youth Project is an official selection of the 17th Beaufort International Film Festival. The festival will take place February 21-26, 2023 in Beaufort, South Carolina.
The CRYP documentary is scheduled to premiere Friday, February 24, at the University of South Carolina Beaufort Arts Center. He will appear in third place in three movies starting at 11:20 a.m
CRYP commissioned the project in 2021, with initial filming taking place during a RedCan graffiti jam in July. The approximately 35-minute film was released on February 1, 2022 in conjunction with a public capital campaign to fund the new Youth Project Art Center, which is scheduled to open in summer 2024.
However, film is not limited to just the art center. He shares the Youth Project’s decades-long journey into youth development work and arts programming, and explores the role of the arts in reclaiming culture, revitalizing language, and most of all, healing.
“It’s turned into so much more than we originally imagined, simply because it brings viewers right into the heart of our circle,” Garreau explained. “You get to meet our children, parents, and seniors, as well as artists and partners from around the country who have become part of our extended family.”
According to FilmFreeway, a service that connects filmmakers, screenwriters and festivals, the Beaufort International Film Festival is one of…
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