Nance Ackerman


Nance Ackerman is an accomplished documentary photographer, filmmaker and multimedia artist. Her sensitivity and human touch result in beautiful and haunting imagery in print and film. Often drawing on her Mohawk heritage and her extensive multicultural experiences, she strives to build bridges between audience and subject - whether they be addicts in Nova Scotia or midwives in Afghanistan. By lending her photographer’s eye to her films, they have had success around the world, winning awards for direction and cinematography. Her credits include Cottonland, Four Feet Up, Fid, Little Thunder, Redress Remix, Carry Me Home, and The Anniversary Project.



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