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SF Green Film Festival “Beyond Recognition” | Main Library

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Event Details

The San Francisco Green Film Festival presents Beyond Recognition, a film by Michelle Grace Steinberg.

A panel discussion will follow the screening, including:

Michelle Steinberg, Director
Robyn Bykofsky, Producer
Corinna Gould, Ohlone Activist

Beyond Recognition
After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, now engulfed by San Francisco’s sprawl, a Native woman from a non-federally recognized tribe and her allies occupy a sacred site to prevent its desecration. When this life-altering event fails to stop the development, they vow to follow a new path – to establish the first women-led urban Indigenous land trust. Beyond Recognition explores the quest to preserve one’s culture and homeland in a society bent on erasing them.

Shattering stereotypes, the film tells the inspiring story of women creating opportunities amid a system that fractures Native communities across the nation.

Read more about the film at beyondrecognitionfilm.com or facebook.com/beyondrecognitionfilm.
Winner – Best Short, 2015 San Francisco Green Film Festival.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Movies
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102