Film Screening: We Are Guardians
Co-sponsored by Amazon Watch, with introduction before and Q+A following the film. Directed by Indigenous activist Edivan Guajajara and environmental filmmakers Chelsea Greene and Rob Grobman; produced by Academy Award winner Fisher Stevens with Leonardo DiCaprio Executive Producer.
We Are Guardians follows Indigenous forest-guardian Marçal Guajajara and activist Puyr Tembé as they fight to protect their territories from deforestation, an illegal logger who has no choice but to cut the forest down, and a large landowner at the mercy of thousands of invaders and extractive industry. Through intimate, character focused storytelling, the film weaves together politics, history, economics, science, and consciousness to provide an in-depth exploration of the incredibly complex and critical situation of the Amazon region.
March 29th | 6:40 pm to 8:35 pm