Faith E. Briggs on Growing Up, Running, & Her Film, This Land (Ep. 54)


  • Faith’s film, This Land (2:52)
  • Boarding school & the ‘nonchalance of wealth’ (10:22)
  • College & running track (15:02)
  • Getting into documentary filmmaking? (23:36)
  • When did you consider yourself a distance runner? (26:42)
  • Getting into trail running (32:26)
  • Inspiration & Influence for your writing and films (38:24)
  • Our current situation (46:31)

Faith E. Briggs is a filmmaker and a runner, and this week, Brendan Leonard and I talk to Faith about her latest film, This Land; growing up and running track & cross country and transitioning into long distance running & trail running; and our current / not-merely-current circumstances here in America.

Faith E. Briggs goes on Blister's Off the Couch Podcast to discuss her film, This Land; running track and trail running; and diversity in the outdoors and beyond
Faith E. Briggs running with Jose Gonzalez in Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument, NM, traditional homelands of the Mescalero Apache Nations. (photo by Michael A. Estrada)

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