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Concrete 49

Justin Deegan
United States, 2021, 12 min.

In English.
This film is family friendly.

There are approximately 30,000 people who currently identify as Native American or Alaskan Native American, who live in New York City. These are three of those stories.

Director's Statement

I never intended to be a filmmaker. I started out wanting to be an actor. I was cast in a short film but they shot the movie without me. Therefore, I was compelled to become a filmmaker. I was compelled to write indigenous narratives. I was compelled to produce indigenous stories. Then, I was compelled to direct those very indigenous projects. I was compelled to make a change in the industry. My mission was one of creating, "An Indigenous Lens For An Indigenous Narrative."

Category: Short.

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