LOS ANGELES Premiere
1:30 m /Feature /U.S.A.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Laemmle Music Hall | 8:00pm to 10:00pm | On the Red is Green Carpet (arrivals 7:00pm)
It’s 1978 and Margo Crane, a 15 year old part Native teen, must take to the Stark River on an odyssey. Akin to Huck Finn, this is a heroine like no other. Based on the best selling novel ONCE UPON A RIVER by Bonnie Jo Campbell.
Director: Haroula Rose
Cast: Kenadi Delacerna, Tatanka Means, Josephine Decker, Coburn Goss, Sam Straley, Ajuawak Kapashesit, John Ashton, Kenn E Head, Lindsay Pulsipher
Screenwriter: Haroula Rose
Novel: Bonnie Jo Campbell
Producers: Haroula Rose, JJ Ingram
Includes a post screening Q&A with the director(s)
NOTE: Previous RNCI Red Nation Award Winners & Nominees Tatanka Means (2012) , Ajuawak Kapashesit (2018)
Haroula Rose is a filmmaker and musician currently in post-production on her feature debut as writer/director, ONCE UPON A RIVER. She also recently completed a new short film, AS THEY SLEPT. She wrote and directed the pilot entitled LOST & FOUND, which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2017 then went on to win the Audience Award at Bentonville Film Festival. It was positively mentioned by the New York Times, and named one of the top things to see at Tribeca by Filmmaker Magazine.
Rose’s work has been supported by a Fulbright Fellowship in Madrid, Spain, Nantucket Screenwriters Colony, WarnerMedia, Warner Brothers Directors Workshop, and Tribeca All Access. She received her BA and MA from the University of Chicago and attended USC’s MFA program.
Rose’s other award winning short films and music videos include WEDDING DRESS, NO LOVE SONG, and BABY CRAZY. As a singer-songwriter her music can be heard in many films, series, theater productions and commercials. She has toured internationally and released LPs, EPs, remixes, and compositions through Thirty Tigers and Little Bliss Records. She has also produced films such as FRUITVALE STATION, PERMANENT, THE FEAR OF THIRTEEN, HEAVEN ADORES YOU, and more.