Without understanding the content of that video which was uploaded on Instagram, it is hard for one to opine whether the content may be defamatory. You should talk to a local attorney about the facts and circumstances of the matter (including the video). After viewing the video, they can give you better direction as to your options.
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If the video features false representations of your character and has damaged you in a cognizable way, you likely have a viable defamation case against the producer of the video content. Note however that the representations must be statements of fact (which can be proven one way or the other), versus mere opinion. I think an in-person consultation with counsel in a confidential setting would benefit you in sizing up your case. Use Avvo's "Find a Lawyer" feature, if needed, to locate a local defamation or civil litigation lawyer. Best wishes.
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