VisionLA Fest '15 Climate Action Arts Festival, Venice


VisionLAFest Film Series presents Standing on Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Tourists

December 10, 7:30pm
Beyond Baroque, Venice, California
FREE and open to the public
Guests in attendance: Director Christopher McLeod, special First Nations guests.

In Part 2 of the 4-part documentary series Standing on Sacred Ground: in the Russian Republic of Altai, traditional native people create their own mountain parks, to rein in tourism and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through a World Heritage Site. In Northern California, Winnemem Wintu girls grind herbs on a sacred medicine rock, as elders protest U.S. government plans to enlarge one of the West’s biggest dams and forever submerge this touchstone of a tribe.Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Satish Kumar and Barry Lopez provide insights on a growing global indigenous movement for human rights and environmental protection.

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December 10, 2015 at 7:30pm
Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90291
United States
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