Indie Lens Storycast
alter-NATIVE follows a year in the life of Native American fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.
A disarming look into the lives of teenage girls, working to shape their identities in the ’90s.
During the four years of shooting this teen chronicle in South Philadelphia, Raelene tackles parenting, Anna struggles with sexuality, De’Yona grapples with loss, and Lisa wrestles with relationships. Filmmakers Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio render a longitudinal portrait that celebrates the fragility, power, and drama of adolescence with uncommon patience and respect. A rare and disarming peek into the very real lives of teenage girls, the film provides access to the seldom-heard voices of young women working to shape their identities in the ’90s.