Haudenosaunee Filmmaker Terry Jones ’16 to Screen Film Nov. 9 in Celebration of Native Heritage Month

Terry JonesThe Blackstone LaunchPad, in collaboration with the Native Student Program in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will host College of Visual and Performing Arts film alumnus Terry Jones ’16, Haudenosaunee filmmaker and creative entrepreneur, to screen his most recent short film “Savage/Future” and share his creative process and journey. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114, Bird Library.

Jones, Seneca Wolf Clan, is the founder of TornJersey Media and has a passion for sharing his Haudenosaunee history and culture through his film and video works, gaming, VR projects and acting. He strives to find a balance between entertaining and educating his audiences. He is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in film at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The event, in celebration of Native Heritage Month, is being curated and organized by Ethan Tyo ’17, G ’22 who is this year’s Blackstone LaunchPad’s Todd B. Rubin Diversity and Inclusion Scholar at the Syracuse University Libraries. Learn more about the screening.