LOS ANGELES Premiere
3:20 m / Doc Short / U.S.A.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Laemmle Music Hall | 3:00pm to 4:15pm | Program
Science isn’t all about numbers. In response to the need for increased mutual understanding between the National Weather Service and the Navajo people, a regional bilingual weather outreach document was created with the goals of improving public safety, providing educational resources in the Navajo language, and promoting the preservation of a language.
Director: Cherylee Francis
Cast: Sunny Dooley, Kee Tso, Chelsea Begoody, Makius Marks, Makairyn Marks, Darrel Marks
Screenwriter: Cherylee Francis & Sunny Dooley
Producers: National Weather Service – Flagstaff
Includes a post screening Q&A with the director (s)
Ms. Cherylee Francis is a video/audio production contractor and owner of CFproductions LLC specializing in creating, commercials, promotional, educational, human resources, and training instruction videos for corporate and non-profit organizations.
She is an Award-winning, proven video production specialist with over 18 years of production experience. Achievements include “Winner” of the Savvy Awards, NACo Achievement Award, winner of the 24th Annual Communicator Awards by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, and winner of various film festivals.
Ms. Francis is a board member of the prestigious Flagstaff Leadership Program, a member of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce, National Center for American Indian Economic Development, Local First Arizona, alumni of the East West Center’s Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar, and community volunteer musician.
Cherylee Francis is a tribal member of the Navajo Nation and is the Executive Director of the Native Women Entrepreneurs of Arizona. Recognized by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Francis’s company – CFproductions LLC, is also the recipient of the 2018 American Indian Business of the Year (Class1).