In the short film, The Mystery of Now, artist and Apache Skateboards founder, Douglas Miles shares the socio-political context around the history that lead to life on the San Carlos Apache reservation, and the personal history of how and why he started a skateboard brand and team of local youth leaders. His advice on cultivating resilience, creativity, and joy, provides guidance in a time that for many feels uncertain, polarizing and divisive in our living rooms and around our dinner tables.
This film is Audrey Buchanan’s directorial debut. Audrey is an interviewer and filmmaker who believes in civic engagement, social justice and the fact that diversity drives innovation. As the founder of a boutique production company called THE WOODS, and a founding board member of NPR Generation Listen, Audrey curates and lifts up diverse voices through intimate interviews, films, digital content and experiential programming. In 2015, Audrey was named one of ORIGIN magazine’s top creatives and leaders changing the world, and in 2013, Audrey was named one of GOOD magazine’s top 100 innovators and entrepreneurs pushing the world forward.