This is the fifteenth show in our series on the importance of voting with the great wisdom keeper, Yvonne Russo.
Why is it important to vote?
Does our vote even matter?
What is democracy?
THESE SEGMENTS ARE MUCH SHORTER THAN OUR USUAL PROGRAMS… SO THEY ARE EASILY CONSUMED!
Yvonne Russo, an award-winning producer, director and writer of film, television and digital, most recently serving as Producer on KELLY’S BAR an indie drama about a Mi’kmaq Indian man and an Irish-American woman who fall in love in an impoverished and racially divided 1980’s South Boston. She’s producing with Casey Affleck, Sea Change Media. As well as producing, THE EARTH ABOVE, starring Melissa Leo about a group of underground activists set out to expose North America’s largest contaminated water mine.
She recently worked as a Production Advisor on WOMAN WALKS AHEAD, a period epic feature film circa 1889, which follows widow Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain) leaves behind her unsatisfying life in New York City to pursue her dream to be a painter, and bravely travels alone to the Dakota Territory, with the goal of painting the infamous Lakota Chief, Sitting Bull. The film was written by Academy Award -nominated Steven Knight, produced by The Bedford Falls Company and Black Bicycle Entertainment.
Russo has recently entered a television development deal with Handmade Films to adapt the 1989 cult classic film POWWOW HIGHWAY based on a novel by David Seals.