Nanobah BeckerNanobah Becker

Nanobah Becker, a member of the Navajo Nation from the Eastern Navajo Agency, was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a BA from Brown University and an MFA from Columbia University. Nanobah was named a 2005 Sundance Ford Fellow for her feature narrative “Into the Ring” and received a 2006 Rockefeller/Renew Media Fellowship in support of her screenplay “Full.” In 2006-2007 she was a Film:Independent, Project:Involve fellow mentored by Patricia Cardoso. “Flat,” her first short film, screened at festivals in the U.S. and internationally. Her second short, “Conversion,” was an official selection for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and received Honorable Mention for Short Narrative at the ImagineNATIVE Film and Video festival, Best Short Film and Best Actress in a Short Film at the International Cherokee Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, and was honored in Project:Involve’s Directors Showcase. In summer 2007 she was an instructor in the American Indian Film Institute’s Tribal Touring Program. Currently, she is in development on her first feature


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