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Green Screen: Sacred Water - Standing Rock

  • Melbourne University Arts Hall, 2nd Level Old Arts (map)

This year UMSU Environment Collective will be collaborating with groups on campus to bring you the best of the best in environmental and social justice documentaries. 

In week 7 we're joined by Melbourne University Greens on Campusbringing us the two-part Viceland documentary series Sacred Water: Standing Rock.

This film documents the historic gathering of tribes at the Oceti Sakowin Camp as the people of Standing Rock Indian Reservation of North and South Dakota fight to stop a pipeline from being built on their ancestral homeland.

After the election of Trump, his disavowing of Obama's promise to reconsider the pipleline, and the forcible removal of the last protesters in February this year, things may look bleak. But the Indigenous-led battle against DAPL, imperialism, racism and environmental destruction continues with more strength than ever.

Come share some food, learn about the fight at Standing Rock and discuss the future of environmental activism with us. See you there!

Where: Arts Hall (2nd level of Old Arts)
When: Film starting @ 5:30
Food: Pizza & plenty of food saved from being thrown out by big supermarkets, and collected by the wonderful group No Waste Yes Party Melbourne