Standing on Sacred Ground – Film Screenings in Berkeley, CA

Thursday, March 27: David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way

7 pm      VIP Reception with The Altai Project and Snow Leopard Conservancy

8 pm      Pilgrims and Tourists (Altai Republic of Russia; Northern California)

9 pm      Q&A with filmmaker Christopher (Toby) McLeod, Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk, Danil Mamyev, Founder of Uch Enmek Nature Park, Russia

Admission—Reception and film: $75. Film only: $20.

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Friday, April 4: University of California, Berkeley, 142 Dwinelle Hall

7 pm       Profit and Loss (Papua New Guinea; Alberta, Canada, tar sands)

Admission – Free

Co-sponsored by UCB’s Energy & Resources Group, ASUC's Office of Sustainability, Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy and Idle No More Bay Area


Tuesday, April 8: Church Divinity School of the Pacific Refectory,  2450 LeConte Ave.

6 pm       Reception—All welcome

7 pm       Fire and Ice (Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia; Andes of Peru)

8 pm       Discussion with Rev. Sally Bingham, Stanford Professor José Fragoso, Borneo Project founder Joe Lamb, Toby McLeod



Sunday, April 13, Berkeley Public Library, Community Meeting Room, 2090 Kittredge St.

4 pm       Islands of Sanctuary (Northern Territory, Australia; Kaho`olawe, Hawai`i)

5 pm       Director Toby McLeod, Co-Producer/Writer Jessica Abbe in conversation with author Alison Owings, author of Indian Voices – Listening to Native Americans.



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