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Meet Cody, Nick and Travis—three teenagers from the Swinomish Tribe. After hard times on the rez lead to rehab and drug court, they are offered an alternative: to make a documentary about the impact of two oil refineries on their community. A collaborative coming of age story, MARCH POINT follows the ambivalent and once-troubled teens as they come to understand themselves and the threat their people face.
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Pervez Musharraf, in casual attire, with a woman in a dress and the interior of a living room in the background, gestures with his hand while speaking

The Making Of:

"As young people trying to bring attention to important issues, the boys often experienced... a lack of acknowledgement of their potential while filming... at times this worked in our favor."
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The Filmmakers:

MARCH POINT is a collaborative filmmaking effort between media professionals and Native youth telling their own story and the story of their tribe.
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S. Sathananthan and Sabiha Sumar sit on a couch in a living room, both looking off to the right of the camera

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