JUNE 22, 2017 – 8 P.M. – The Roxy Theatre, 251 9th Street E, Owen Sound, ON
June 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Roxy Theatre, 251 9th Street East, Owen Sound, ON
The screening will begin with an opening prayer by Shirley John, Elder Saugeen First Nation and M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre, Owen Sound, followed by a presentation by Circle of Women Drum Circle and a performance by musician Nicole Lefaive. Preceding Sacred Water will be two short films by filmmaker and writer Cara Mumford, who will be participating in the post-screening dialogue along with Water Protector, Branden Emmerson who recently returned from Standing Rock and stayed long after the cameras disappeared. The discussion will be facilitated by Trish Meekins.
Leaks by Cara Mumford / 2013 / Canada / 3 min / PG
Recorded with Tara Williamson this poetic film is about living as an Anishinaabekwe and passing on that knowledge to younger generations
#ElsipogtogSolidarity by Cara Mumford / 2013 / Canada / 1 min / PG
A one-minute film created for the Emergency Day of Action – Solidarity for #Elsipogtog.
SACRED WATER: STANDING ROCK Part 1, by Michelle Latimer / VICE / 2016 / Canada / 44 min / PG
SACRED WATER is part of a compelling 8 part documentary series called RISE for Viceland showcasing the global Indigenous movement across the Americas which are rising up to protect their ancestral homelands and the environment. Sacred Water is a timely look at Indigenous activism and the impacts of colonization showcasing candid interviews, historical context, and a moving soundtrack. This film delivers profound insight into the struggles around protecting sacred lands and waters which are happening in many places today.
About Indigenous 150+ / indigenous150plus.com
INDIGENOUS 150+ is a film and conversation series that honours First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture, history and teachings and is part of a movement to put Indigenous voices at the centre of Canada 150 Commemorations.