United States of America

James Fortier is an award-winning director and director of photography. Born in Ontario, Canada, he is Métis, (pronounced "May-Tee") of Ojibway and French Canadian descent. He was the director of photography for several Native American and First Nations productions, including the short drama Looks Into the Night, starring Tantoo Cardinal, and the CBC documentary Today Is a Good Day: Remembering Chief Dan George, among others. More recently he was the writer, producer, and director of the Minnesota PBS environmental documentary Voices For the Land, and he was the writer and associate producer for Ojibway PBS documentary series Waasa-Inaabidaa: We Look In All Directions. Jim is developing a new PBS documentary tentatively titled I Is Not For Indian, about how Native histories, cultures, and issues are presented and "taught" in the public schools. Jim is the director of photography for the documentary American Lynching: Strange and Bitter Fruit.

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Alcatraz is not an Island
Alcatraz is not an Island

James Fortier, Jon Plutte.

2002, United States of America. vo English. 58’