Courtney’s most recent independent films include Crying Earth Rise Up (in-progress), Standing Silent Nation, chronicling the Lakota Indians’ struggle against the US Drug Enforcement Administration, which screened on PBS’s “POV” series, and Exotic World and the Burlesque Revival, about the last days of an old Route 66 roadside attraction.
Her films have won grant funding from The Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, Native American Public Telecommunications, “POV”/American Documentary (CPB), The Playboy Foundation, The Seventh Generation Fund, and other sources, including multiple highly successful Kickstarter campaigns.
Courtney holds an MFA degree in Film and Video Production from Columbia College Chicago, where she studied with Michael Rabiger and Herb DiGioia.
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