Powerlands: Screening and Benefit for Indigenous and Environmental Justice

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 6:30pm
The Broad Theater
636 N Broad St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Powerlands Film Screening and Benefit 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; and 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.

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