Independent filmmaker Gabriela Long was born in Costa Rica and raised in Duluth. After attending The Perpich Center for the Arts in the Twin Cities, Bradford College in Massachusetts and the University of Iowa, Long established Taviette Film Productions in 1999. Taviette focuses on autobiographical and biographical short documentary films, with a commitment to documenting stories of those who leave a legacy of their own making. Long is also a photographer and director of music videos and art films. She is currently premiering her film Perspectives on Steppin’ which explores the dress, attitude and personal outlooks on steppin’, a form of dance rooted in African-American culture.
Taviette Film Productions presents the film premiere of
Perspectives on Steppin’ by Gabriela Long
Saturday, March 31 at 7:30pm
Zuhrah Event Center
2540 Park Avenue, Minneapolis
Free and open to the public
Marya Morstad was the recipient of the 2004 National Federation of Community Broadcasters “Golden Reel” award for best local documentary for "Art and Spirit Matters: Arts and Religion in the Twin Cities." Morstad is the host of “Art Matters” a weekly arts program on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio.