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Littlefeather, Sacheen (interviewee.). Spirer, Peter, (film director.). Kelley, Gayle Anne, (film producer.). Doskey, Janice, (film producer.). Lyons, Oren, (film producer.). Lyons, Betty, (film producer.). Gemmill, Victoria, (film producer.). One Bowl Productions, (production company.).

Summary: "Breaking 45 years of silence after refusing Best Actor on behalf of Marlon Brando at the 1973 Academy Awards, Sacheen Littlefeather tells the real story of the courageous moment in history that changed her life and raise awareness for Native Americans. Sacheen remains proud that she is the first person, the first woman of color, to utilize the Academy Awards to make a political statement. Littlefeather, a 71-year-old White Mountain Apache and Yaqui elder, shared a statement from Marlon Brando that was televised around the world at the first Oscars global broadcast in 1973. As we revisit one of the most memorable and controversial moments in the history of the Academy Awards, Sacheen's voice will finally be joined together with today's brave women, who are determined to make their voices heard"-- back container.

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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : One Bowl Productions, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Breaking the silence: the true story of Sacheen Littlefeather, Marlon Brando & the 1973 Academy Awards" on cover graphics.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Written and directed by Peter Spirer; produced by Peter Spirer and Gayle Anne Kelley; co-producers, Janice Doskey and Oren Lyons; co-executive producers, Betty Lyons and Victoria Gemmill; cintematographer, Eric Anderson; edited by Ryan Bloom; executive producers, Gayle Anne Kelley and Richard Spero.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
Language Note:
In English; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Littlefeather, Sacheen
Brando, Marlon
Indian activists United States 20th century
Indians of North America Civil rights History 20th century
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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Lummi Library DVD 925 E 90.L58 A3 2019 290264 DVD Available -

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