Invisible .....A Film about RACISM in our Neighborhood (By Gunnar Hansen, David Westphal, James Eric Francis)
James E Francis, Sr. - Director of Penobscot Culture and History, guest discussion facilitator
James co-produced a film on race relations in Maine. Invisible looks at the problem of racism as it pertains to Native American people in Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. Recently James conducted an extensive Oral History Project for the Penobscot Nation. This project brought to life historical pictures and highlighted a community history that cannot be found it books. He was the curator of Penobscot History in Bangor Maine, an exhibit for the Bangor Museum and Center for History, and more recently the guest curator of Aunt Lu: the Story of Princess Watahwaso an exhibit at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine. James has also a co-curator for exhibits at the Bangor Center for History, Hudson Museum and Harvard University.