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Picturing a People: George Johnston, Tlingit Photographer

Picturing a People: George Johnston, Tlingit Photographer

| 50 min

This documentary, by filmmaker Carol Geddes, is a unique portrait of George Johnston, a photographer who was himself a creator of portraits and a keeper of his culture. Johnston cared deeply about the traditions of the Tlingit people, and he recorded a critical period in the history of the Tlingit nation. As Geddes says, his legacy was "to help us dream the future as much as to remember the past."

  • director
    Carol Geddes
  • script
    Carol Geddes
  • narrator
    Carol Geddes
  • producer
    Sally Bochner
    George Hargrave
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • cinematography
    James Jeffrey
    Joan Hutton
  • animation camera
    Dominique Parizeau
    Daniel Villeneuve
  • sound
    Rick Gustavsen
    Garrell Clark
  • editing
    Annie Ilkow
  • sound editing
    Eric Lemoyne
  • sound mix
    Eric Lemoyne
  • music
    Charles Morrow
  • cast
    Keith Wolf Smarch
    Mark Porter



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