Taking Alcatraz

Taking Alcatraz (2015)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2015-11-01
  • Runtime: 0h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Director: John Ferry


A documentary account by award-winning filmmaker John Ferry of the events that led up to the 1969 Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island as told by principal organizer, Adam Fortunate Eagle. The story unfolds through Fortunate Eagle's remembrances, archival newsreel footage and photographs.

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  • Adam Fortunate Eagle

    as Self
  • John Trudell

    as Self (archive footage)
  • LaNada Means

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Earl Livermore

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Stella Leach

    as Self (archive footage)
Directing John Ferry Director
Production John Ferry Producer
Writing Grace De Soto Writer