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Armstrong, Stan


Stan Armstrong is an African American and Choctaw filmmaker and founder of Desert Rose Productions. Armstrong was born in 1954 in San Francisco, California and moved to Las Vegas, Nevada with his parents in 1955. Armstrong attended Rancho High School and the race riots of the 1970s which he created a documentary titled, The Rancho High School Race Riots. Armstrong graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1995 with a degree in Communications and Film History. Armstrong then worked for UNLV as an instructor in African American Film and Ethnic Studies. As of 2017, Stan Armstrong is a documentary filmmaker and has produced such films as The Misunderstood Legend of the Las Vegas Moulin Rouge and Invisible Las Vegas.

Sources: Damon Hodge, “Profile: Stan Armstrong,” Nevada Public Radio. Last modified February 01, 2014. “Our Feature Production Team,” Desert Rose Productions, accessed May 19, 2017, Michael Lyle, “Filmaker explores ‘misunderstood’ Moulin Rouge,” Las Vegas Review Journal. Last modified May 16, 2015.