The Mentor Series featuring award-winning Diné/Navajo filmmaker and UNM Film alumni Fritz Bitsoie

Nov 13, 2023

Award-winning Diné/Navajo filmmaker (The Trails Before Us), 2023 4th World Fellow, and UNM Film alumni Fritiz Bitsoie joins us for a virtual talk as part of The Mentor Series.

Date: Tuesday November 14, 2023

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Location: Zoom

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Fritz Bitsoie, an award-winning Diné/Navajo filmmaker, is known for his film “The Trails Before Us.” Featured at prestigious festivals nationwide, it explores culturally significant themes in the modern Native American experience. With a love for sci-fi and martial arts films, Fritz infuses his work with elements from genre cinema. His creative vision has earned him recognition, including the Best Artistic Vision award at Big Sky Doc Film Festival. He is also a 2023 4th World Fellow.

The Department of Film & Digital Arts Mentor Series was inaugurated to celebrate thirty (plus!) years of film education at UNM. Each semester we invite a distinguished group of alumni and film luminaries to talk to our students and the community about how they found success doing what they love. If you want to work in the digital media fields, this series is a fabulous source of advice and useable strategies. All events are free and open to the public.