Ivy MacDonald

Ivy is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet tribe of Browning Montana. She graduated from the University of Montana in 2017 with a BFA in Digital Filmmaking. Over the last three years she has produced and directed work for ESPN, ACLU, and is currently working on her first feature length documentary titled When They Were Here.

When They Were Here is a documentary that sheds light on the invisible crisis known as the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls crisis. She was also a Fourth World Media Lab Fellow for Tracy Rector's indigenous filmmakers program.


ABOUT WHEN THEY WERE HERE

When They Were Here is a documentary focused on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Crisis in the state of Montana. The story is told through the memories of loved ones and three separate families as they seek justice within an unjust system.

Film

When They Were Here

Program Affiliation

Documentary Lab

Cohort Year

2020-2022

Website

whentheywerehere.com

Social Media

@ivymacdonald


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