A UNM Film and Digital Arts graduate, Shaandiin Tome, featured in New Mexico Magazine

A UNM Film and Digital Arts graduate, Shaandiin Tome, featured in
New Mexico Magazine.

FROM THE VERY BEGINNING of Shaandiin Tome’s short film Mud (Hashtl’ishnii), you notice the graininess. It’s shot on 16-millimeter film, a bold aesthetic choice that is not easy to pull off. You’re not merely filling a card with digital info. Each shot and performance must be planned to avoid burning through film and your budget. Tome takes capable command of her set, capturing stark imagery and memorable performances. Shot in Gallup and on the Navajo Nation, the film screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 and placed Tome among a growing number of Indigenous moviemakers laying claim to their stories.

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Call for Submissions: Chamisa

Call for Submissions: Chamisa

Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest, Southwest Hispanic Research Institute, and The University of New Mexico Volume Two: Women in the Southwest Call for Submissions When we consider the diverse communities located in...

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