carla bergman is an independent scholar, filmmaker, and producer. She is the co director of EMMA Talks, a mini-art-festival and speaker’s series by women. The threads that run through all her work are: radical social change, amplifying voices at the edges, and connecting emerging and new voices with well-seasoned folks. carla loves to zoom in on the in-between happenings and issues, and bust binaries. carla co-directed the Film: Common Notions: Handbook Not Required, co-edited the book: Stay Solid: A Radical Handbook For Youth, AK Press, co-authored the book: Joyful Militancy: Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times, AK Press, and edited the book, Radiant Voices, Brindle and Glass Publishers, fall 2019.
carla is currently working on a film about language and decolonization called, Women of the Bones: Pathways to Belonging, and Producing a short documentary with Michelle Nahanee called, Chenchenstway. carla spends much of her time capturing beauty with a camera, and walking with her partner, kids and friends in Vancouver, on Sḵwxwú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəym, səlilwətaɁɬ Lands.
photo by Jamie-Leigh Gonzales
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