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Caption: Heather Rae
Heather Rae 

Producer Profile: Heather Rae

From: Vision Maker Media
Series: Native Producer Profile
Length: 17:53

Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmaker Heather Rae.

Rae_profile_small Cherokee filmmaker Heather Rae’s new feature documentary, First Circle, shares the stories of families in Idaho struggling with drug abuse, the foster care system and the intrinsic human need for family. First Circle incorporates multiple perspectives from law enforcement officers, foster home parents and family stories, including Rae’s family, to provide an expansive look at the foster care system and families dealing with drug addiction.

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Piece Description

Cherokee filmmaker Heather Rae’s new feature documentary, First Circle, shares the stories of families in Idaho struggling with drug abuse, the foster care system and the intrinsic human need for family. First Circle incorporates multiple perspectives from law enforcement officers, foster home parents and family stories, including Rae’s family, to provide an expansive look at the foster care system and families dealing with drug addiction.


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