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New name, president for Lakota film group

The Lakota Film and Television Group has a new name and president.

The group will now be called the Northern Plains Film Commission Board of Directors. The president is actor Moses Brings Plenty, who has starred in "Hidalgo," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and other films. Several tribal members serve as elected officers and commissioners.

The group's goal is to promote the film industry in South Dakota and promote the hiring of Native talent, both as actors and crew.

Get the Story:
Actor now heading film board (The Rapid City Journal 3/28)

Relevant Links:
Black Hills Film Council -
Studio West Management -

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