TITLAKAWAN: Salem's Native Historians

Deep in the heart of the Willamette Valley a group of people commit themselves on sharing and educating rich Aztec history thru dancing, sights, and sounds. Thru this film we hear stories and personal history of the people that commit their time to educate others. Open to the public they embrace and welcome diversity from all walks of life.

  • John Graham
    Discover your state parks: Champoeg Barn Dance
  • John Graham
    Discover your state parks: Champoeg Barn Dance
  • John Graham
    Discover your state parks: Champoeg Barn Dance
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    educational, history
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 30, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Salem Oregon
    United States
    CCTV Film Festival
    Local Events
Director Biography - John Graham

John has demonstrated to have a talent for capturing moments on film and on stills. A native from Honduras he grew up in Southern California and in his teens in Southern Oregon. Also a community producer at CCTV and voice over actor, John has created content for others to enjoy as a community producer. Demonstrating that living history surrounds us and go out and explore Oregon. Gathering his inspiration from Public Access shows from WGBH-Boston, NOVA, Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Experience from Oregon Public Broadcasting. John creates informative and educational shows to share for the world.

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Director Statement

Being a first time filmmaker, I enjoy the images I capture on film for others to enjoy. Film is a great way to preserve our history and to educate regarding our world.