Standing on Sacred Ground Free Online Screenings – 4/17-5/17

Sacred Land Film Project and Bullfrog Films proudly present a series of FREE online screenings of the 4-part Standing On Sacred Ground series, featuring live discussions with the filmmaker Christopher “Toby” McLeod and indigenous leaders.

Each of the four films will be available to stream for one week, followed by an online discussion with key indigenous leaders from the sacred cultural landscapes featured in the films.

The online screenings begin on Friday, April 17, noon PT / 3pm ET through Sunday, May 17, 2020. This online screening series is FREE and open to the public!

Film Screening Schedule & Access:

Islands of Sanctuary
Aboriginal Australians and Native Hawaiians reclaim land from the government and the military, and resist the erosion of culture and environment.
Free streaming: Friday, May 8, noon PT/3 pm ET to Sunday May 17
Discussion: Native Hawaiians Emmett Aluli and Davianna McGregor, Friday, May 15, noon PT/ 3 pm ET (Hawai‘i 9am)
WATCH THE FILM. (Available NOW!)
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Pilgrims and Tourists
In the Altai Republic of Russia and in Northern California, indigenous shamans resist massive government projects that threaten nature and culture.
Free streaming: Friday, April 17, noon PT/3 pm ET to Thursday, April 23
Discussion: Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk, Thursday, April 23, noon PT/3 pm ET

Profit and Loss
From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people fight the loss of land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.
Free streaming: Friday, April 24, noon PT/3 pm ET to Thursday, April 30
Discussion: Canadian tar sands activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (invited), Thursday, April 30, noon PT/3 pm ET

Fire and Ice
From the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, indigenous highland communities battle threats to their forests, farms, and faith.
Free streaming: Friday, May 1, noon PT/3 pm ET to Thursday, May 7
Discussion: Gamo elder Wolde Tadesse from Ethiopia, Thursday, May 7, noon PT/3 pm ET