SJSU long time documentary filmmaker Bob Gliner and Brad Porfilio, Director of the SJSU Ed.D. program, new documentary, We’re Still Here, will air throughout the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas on PBS station KQED, this Monday night, Nov. 2 at 11 PM (Comcast 9 and 709 HD) as part of its nationwide airings.
In We're Still Here, First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artists in Canada lead an effort to right long standing social injustices, heal personal traumas, and preserve their cultures, in a cutting edge and poignant look at how Hip-Hop plays an important role in transforming the lives of both musicians. their audiences and communities. Narrated by First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artist Mike Scott, We’re Still Here weaves engaging interviews with powerful live performances and street demonstrations, portraying the challenges and journeys also shared by Native Americans as well as other marginalized populations across the United States.