TV-14 • Drama

Each time Tazbah, a young professional woman gets into a ride-share car she takes on the unexpected role of becoming a free history teacher as her drivers struggle to pronounce her name. It's an American history lesson they will never forget.

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Your Name Isn't English director, Tazbah Rose Chavez

Tazbah Rose Chavez - Director

Tazbah is a Los Angeles-based multi-media artist working in the disciplines of film, music, performance poetry, and artistic direction. She is Nüümü (Paiute), Diné (Navajo), and San Carlos Apache, originally from the Bishop Paiute Reservation in Payahüünadü (Bishop, Ca). She wrote and directed her first film at age 16, “Composure,” a short experimental documentary combining film, music, and spoken word which went on to be showcased at film festivals internationally. Her most recent work as a writer and poet includes writing the script for Nike N7’s Dare to Rise for Equality campaign, and as the ongoing artistic director, writer, and producer for the B. Yellowtail fashion brand’s video marketing campaigns.

Taika Waititi, film Your Name Isn't English

Taika Waititi - Mentor

Taika Waititi is a writer, director, actor, and national New Zealand treasure. He most recently directed critically-acclaimed blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, for Disney, which has made over $850 million worldwide. Other previous credits include: Hunt For The Wilderpeople, What We Do In The Shadows, and Boy.

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