CANADA II: SOUNDS OF RESISTANCE, Part I 26.1.2018 15:00 SAJOS
Canada, 2017, 12′
Director: Michelle Latimer (Métis/Algonquin)
The oil boom has brought thousands of new people to North Dakota and, with them, an influx of drugs, crime and sex trafficking. The extractive industry’s rape of the Earth is analogous to the violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls.
USA, 2017, 19′
Director/Producer: Sky Hopinka (Ho-chunk)
One of the first films to come out of Standing Rock is told through the memories and impressions of two persons, who look back as they hope for what will come.
Rise 1: Sacred Water
Canada, 2017, 45′
Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Michelle Latimer (Métis/Algonquin)
A series of documentaries extending from the battles of Standing Rock to those of Oak Flat sheds light on the battles that indigenous peoples have fought for their environments and rights and against colonialism and greed – for 500 years. Skábmagovat shows two episodes that deal with the resistance at Standing Rock. Part 2 is screened on Saturday.