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And Now We Rise

Documentary | Mary Katzke


And Now We Rise is a portrait of Samuel Johns, a young Athabaskan hip hop artist, founder of the Forget Me Not Facebook Group for displaced people in Alaska, and activist for a cultural renaissance as he heals from his own legacy of historical trauma.

57 minutes

Release: September 14, 2019

Expiration: September 13, 2023

Distributor: NETA

NOLA: ANWR 0000 H1

About the Filmmaker

Mary Rosanne Katzke is currently a 2018 Rasmuson Fellow in Media Arts and has been writing and directing films since she graduated from the Radio-Television-Film School at the University of Texas, Austin. After a summer trip to Alaska, she began producing documentaries and formed Affinityfilms, Inc., a non-profit production company dedicated to the production of social issues films. Her first film, No Word for Rape, was an award-winning documentary film about sexual assault in urban and rural Alaska.

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