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RISE: Poisoned River

Thanks to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for its support of this evening.

Rise is a Viceland Series, which examines indigenous life in the modern age and gives viewers a rare glimpse into the front line of indigenous-led resistance. Brazil’s Krenak People struggle to survive in the wake of a massive toxic spill that has contaminated the their drinking water, hunting grounds and culture. Directed by Michelle Latimer.



Friday, March 24, 8 pm – Carnegie Institution for Science

* FREE. After the screening: Q&A with filmmaker Michelle Latimer, moderated by Melissa Bisagni, Film and Video Center Program Manager at Smithsonian Institutions’s National Museum of the American Indian.

* Preceded by Sacred Water: Standing Rock.

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Photo Courtesy VICELAND – Artist Cheyenne Randall


3/24 8:00 pm