Bring Her Home

57 MIN | DOCUMENTARY | LEYA HALE

“BRING HER HOME” follows three Indigenous women — an artist, an activist and a politician — as they work to vindicate and honor their relatives who are victims in the growing epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. As they face the lasting effects of historical trauma, each woman searches for healing while navigating the oppressive systems that brought about this very crisis.

Release: March 21, 2022

Expiration: March 21, 2026

Distributor: PBS

NOLA: BRHE

Rights: Six (6) releases over four (4) years beginning 3/21/2022;

SCH/1YR (for K-12); and non-commercial cable rights.

LEYA HALE (SISSETON WAHPETON DAKOTA/DINÉ)

Director/Producer
Leya Hale comes from the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota and Diné Nations. She makes her home in Saint Paul, Minnesota with her companion and children. She is a producer for Twin Cities PBS and is best known for her first feature documentary, The People’s Protectors, a Vision Maker Media grant production, and winner of the 2019 Upper Midwest Emmy Award for Best Cultural Documentary.
In 2020, Leya was awarded the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship for Indigenous Artists and attended the 2020 Berlinale European Film Market as a NATIVe Fellow. Leya is currently working on her second feature, Bring Her Home, a documentary that highlights the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women epidemic. When not producing feature films, Leya works on a variety of short form content in efforts to create social change within the upper Midwest region.

Sergio Rapu

Producer
"Eating up Easter" Producer/Director Sergio M. Rapu is the only Easter Islander to be actively working in production in an English speaking country. He has spent the last 15 years shooting, and producing documentaries that have aired on History Channel, Travel Channel, National Geographic, and NOVA. Through his work, Sergio aims to show the diversity of life through thought provoking media to inspire resolutions to social, economic, and environmental conflicts.

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