According to the press release Gil was interviewed at the Screen Actors Guild President’s National Task Force for American Indians & NBC Universal’s world premiere of the short video American Indian Actors and the Los Angeles premiere of the feature documentary director’s cut of Reel Injun at LA Skins Fest, the premiere Native American film festival in Los Angeles. American Indian Actors is a look at contemporary American Indian actors in the entertainment industry. This 10-minute video was produced by Multinesia Productions, commissioned by SAG President?s National Taskforce for American Indians and funded by the SAG-Producers Industry Advancement Cooperative Fund. Reel Injun, directed by Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond, is an entertaining and insightful look at the portrayals of North American Natives through a century of cinema and how the myth of “the Injun” has influenced the world’s understanding-and misunderstanding-of Natives. Interviews include Clint Eastwood, Adam Beach, Sacheen Littlefeather, Chris Eyre, John Trudell, Jim Jarmusch and more.
Video: Gil Birmingham Interviewed on Mingle TV
November 28, 2010 By Leave a Comment