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Powerlands – Wednesday, May 18, 6:30pm

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Screening and Benefit, Sponsored by PATOIS Film Festival and Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
Wednesday, May 18, 6:30pm
The Broad Theater
Featuring post-screening discussion with:
Shannon Rainey, President of Residents of Gordon Plaza
Donny Verdin, Vice Principle Chief, United Houma Nation
Powerlands Director Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso

ABOUT POWERLANDS
A young Navajo filmmaker investigates displacement of Indigenous people and devastation of the environment caused by the same chemical companies that have exploited the land where she was born. On this personal and political journey she learns from Indigenous activists across three continents. Powerlands is the winner of best film at 2022 American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) and was recently featured on Democracy Now. This screening is the US Southern Premiere.

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.patoisfilmfest.org/upcoming-events
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