Director: Sande Zeig
Producers: Dolly Hall, Victoria Westover, Susan Lazarus, Vicky Wight
Documentary Feature: 2011 [USA], English, 57 Minutes
Cast: Cheryl Bones, Katy Aday, Ericka Hinton, Nita Quintero
Screening: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, 12 Noon
Julius Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall
Producer Susan Lazarus and composer Wendy Blackstone will discuss the creative and technical challenges faced in the process of completing a documentary in these times. Abby Peck, Marketing Manager at Women Make Movies will moderate the discussion.
Synopsis: Apache 8 tells the story of an all-women firefighter crew from the White Mountain Apache Tribe who have been fighting wildfires in Arizona and throughout the U.S. for over 30 years. Extraordinary women from different generations of the Apache 8 crew share their personal stories with humor and tenderness. They speak of hardship and loss, family and community, and the pride they share in being a firefighter from Fort Apache.