A Bridge Over the Ocean
Sun 10/8: 5:00p
Exclusive screening - includes Q&A with filmmaker Francis Fourcou, Dr. Archie Mason (Gray Horse Elder featured in the film) and Chelsea T. Hicks (writer featured in the film) moderated by Shannon Shaw Duty (Osage News Editor).
After its debut at the 33rd International First Peoples Festival in Montreal and ahead of the October 24, 2023 premiere in France, the filmmaker presents the film to community members in Oklahoma.
Two journeys, one by an Occitan singer and the other by an Osage poet, intertwine to preserve their cultures and languages, telling of the hundreds-year-old friendship between the Osage and the Occitan peoples, who are both on journeys of revitalizing their own languages.