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Tribal Justice

Two judges, two tribes, one goal: restoring justice.

 

RESOURCES FOR THE PRESS

Click on the
FULL PRESS KIT
which includes

Interview with Director Anne Makepeace
Crew Bios
Bios of our Featured Tribal Court Judges
Anne Makepeace Résumé
Synopses of Varying Lengths
Several articles about Tribal Justice
A photo log of 55 photos
(All photographs have been cleared for press release
and may be requested in high resolution form)


Trailer on Vimeo

Full Synopsis

Screenings: Upcoming and Previous

Reviews

Los Angeles Times: Front Page Article about Judge Abby Abinanti — HERE
Millerton News: Review —  Finding Justice in Harsh Times — HERE
Connecticut Magazine: The Making of Tribal JusticeHERE
Indian Country Today: Judge Abinanti Reflects on Her Career — HERE
Lakeville Journal: NEH Grant Awarded to Tribal Justice — HERE
Main Street Magazine: About Anne Makepeace — HERE
Unseen Films: Tribal Justice + Brooklyn Film Festival 2017 — HERE

Interviews

WUNC: Native American Judges Fight for Their Communities — LISTEN
WAMC: FilmWorks Forum Interview with Anne Makepeace — LISTEN
KZYXfm: Forthright Radio — TRIBAL JUSTICE: Anne Makepeace &
      Yurok Tribal Judge Abby Abinanti — LISTEN

Tribal Justice Web Page

Tribal Justice Credits
Producer/Director: Anne Makepeace
Executive Producer: Ruth Cowan
Production Consultant: Jennifer Walter
Co-Producers: Daniel Golding (Quechan) and Lori Nesbit (Yurok)
Cinematographer: Barney Broomfield
Editor: Russell Greene
Composer: Chris Ruggiero


STILLS
(All photographs have been cleared for press release)

Behind the Scenes

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Barney Broomfield and Anne Makepeace at Yurok
Photo by Lori Nesbitt

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Barney films Judge Claudette White, her son Zion White, and her nephew Isaac Palone (all Quechan) at Washington Redskin protest march
Photo by Anne Makepeace

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Judge Claudette White (Quechan)and Director Anne Makepeace at Quechan Indian Days
Photo by Barney Broomfield

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Anne Makepeace with Judge Abby Abinanti and co-producer Lori Nesbitt
Photo by Barney Broomfield


Production Stills

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Judge Claudette White (Quechan) MCs the Quechan Beauty Pageant
Photo by Anne Makepeace

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Daesza and Dru Denard (both Quechan) during filming at their house, November 2015
Photo by Dan Golding

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Judge Abby Abinanti marries Taos Proctor and Kelly Gibson, (all Yurok) September 2016
Photo by Anne Makepeace

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Taos Proctor (Yurok) at his wedding
Photo by Anne Makepeace


From The Santa Barbara Premiere

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Outside Santa Barbara’s Lobero Theater just before the premiere:
Front row: Claudette, Anne, Abby
Back row: Claudette’s sister Dorena, Claudette’s son Zion, Claudette’s sister Mary
Photo by Richard Carter

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Q+A happy after premiere screening.
Anne, Claudette, Abby
Photo by Richard Carter

 

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