Aimée Barry Broustra is a producer, director and writer. Ms. Broustra’s feature-length documentary, The Young Ancestors about Native American language revitalization has aired on PBS and has screened at several film festivals including the American Indian Film Festival, the White Sands International Film Festival -- where it won Runner Up for Best Documentary and the Santa Fe Film Festival. The Young Ancestors is distributed by The Cinema Guild.

A Horseback Ride to the Soul, a documentary short, produced, directed and written by Aimée Barry Broustra explores Collaborative Horsemanship, an approach to horses evolved from Natural Horsemanship. A Horseback Ride to the Soul has been selected for the Albuquerque Film and Media Experience and has previewed at Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa.

Currently Ms. Broustra is in pre-production on her a movie about the emotional and cultural challenges between a Native teenager and his non-native father, based on her screenplay, Bring Back That Day.  Ms. Broustra is also finishing a manuscript, represented by a New York literary agency, about the curative power of Collaborative Horsemanship. Aimée Barry Broustra is a graduate of Temple University. She pursued post-graduate studies at Sarah Lawrence College and is a candidate for the Master of Liberal Arts program, at St. John’s College.

The Young Ancestors

Camino Vérité Films

Laura Kaye Jagles, Tewa Language Mentor, is the Seventh Grade Southwest Literature Teacher at Santa Fe Preparatory School, a position she has held for the past eight years. In addition to her teaching duties, at Santa Fe Preparatory School, Ms. Jagles volunteers as a sponsor of the Native Club and serves as a facilitator for the Faculty Diversity Committee. Laura has presented at the NAIS People of Color Conference for the past several years. Her volunteer commitments include being a member of the National Association of Independent School’s Call to Action and a Board member of College Horizons.

Motivated by community-based volunteerism, Ms. Jagles has served as a reader for the Gates Millenium Scholarship Selection and Review Committee. She has tutored Tesuque Pueblo students in English and Algebra. For the Association of Native Americans, Laura volunteered as Tribal Educator for Tesuque Pueblo. Ms. Jagles has been a Board of Education Member for Tesuque Pueblo as well as a volunteer for Tesuque Pueblo Futures for Children Program.

Prior to coming to Santa Fe Preparatory School, Laura was the Educational Advisor for E.N.I.P.C. Educational Talent Search. At the Native American Preparatory School, Ms. Jagles taught Ninth and Tenth Grade English and worked as Residential Advisor. She was also Counselor for American Indian Middle and High School Students for Pojoaque Valley Schools Indian Education Department. Laura graduated from Allegheny College with a B.A. in English. She was the first recipient of Allegheny College’s Paula Coyle Community Building Award. Ms. Jagles holds an M.A. in English from Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English.

Antoine P. Broustra is a business development, marketing and cross-border strategy consultant with more than 17 years of experience in international finance as well as a background in publishing. Antoine brings a wide range of analytic, financial, project management, and technical expertise as well as organizational skills to his consulting assignments. 

Prior to his consulting assignments, Antoine worked as a corporate and investment banker with Citibank, Sociétė Générale Corporate and Investment Bank, and most recently, HSBC. As a banker, he led teams that successfully helped companies decide on investment strategies to develop and finance manufacturing plants and real estate projects. 

Antoine holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University. Dual citizen France/U.S.

Throughout the past 15 years, Ms. Bridge has pursued a film career in a variety of roles including Writer, Actor, Producer, Director and Editor. She has proven her effectiveness at organizing and coordinating shoots, using production equipment and writing and editing scenes, treatments and scripts. An award-winning filmmaker, Ms. Bridge is a creative and technically experienced film editor with 10+ year’s experience.  She has edited a variety of films encompassing narratives, documentaries, commercials, corporate and fundraising videos.  Ms. Bridge’s most recent projects include:  the role of Editor on the award-winning feature documentary, WILD HORSES & RENEGADES; a multi-media project for the Phoenix Art Museum’s exhibit BRIDGE AT HOOVER DAM photography by Jamey Stillings; and a corporate video for the Santa Fe Waldorf School.  She holds a BA in Art from San Diego State University and a BA in Moving Image Arts from the College of Santa Fe.

Jason Jaacks Is a documentary photographer and filmmaker, and a media instructor. He has worked for CBS and PBS NewsHour and Frontline as a videographer and editor. Since moving to Santa Fe, he has collaborated on documentary video projects with SITE Santa Fe, Lannan Foundation, the Santa Fe Art Institute, and Littleglobe, Inc. His multi-media documentary project, A Voice in the Desert, which examines the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border and its effects on the Tohono O’odham people, has had photographic exhibitions in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Bogotá, Colombia. The short film component of the project screened at the 10th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival.

As an instructor, Jason has assisted in media-making workshops in South Africa, New Mexico and on the Tohono O’odham Nation in Arizona. More than technical exercises, the workshops Jason has taught empower participants’ voices through hands-on, community-based storytelling. He has produced short narrative, documentary and experimental films with atrisk, rural, and inter-generational communities. He is currently collaborating with National Geographic All Roads Film Project and the Indigenous Language Institute to facilitate the creation of short films for the Greater New Mexico Film and Photography Contest.

Jason is the Executive Director of Cordillera Productions, a production company specializing in documentary short films, new media production and documentary photography. Jason holds a B.A. in Documentary Studies from College of Santa Fe. He currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Christine Jawski has a MS in Nutrition, and has worked in the fields of deaf/blindness and environmental/wellness education. Christine most recently began studies in Documentary as a way to record and share the stories of many. She has worked on four films to date as a transcriptionist and most recently began directing her first documentary.

Laura Kaye Jagles - Producer

Aimée Barry Broustra - Producer / Director

Antoine P. Broustra - Associate Producer

Jason Jaacks - Director of Photography

Shelene Bridge - Editor

Christine Jawski