November 18, 2017

UC Merced

Merced, CA

Merced Multicultural Arts Center

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Films to be screened include:

Canyon Song

A Navajo family balances modern life with the traditional "Navajo Way," teaching their children their language, culture, and ceremony within the sacred walls of Canyon.. Read More

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The Refuge

For hundreds of generations, the Gwich’in people of Alaska and northern Canada have depended on the caribou that migrate through the Arctic Refuge. With their.. Read More

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Wasfia

National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Adventurer of the Year Wasfia Nazreen doesn't just climb for the thrill; she climbs for a cause. The first Bangladeshi.. Read More

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The Living Forest

The Kichwa tribe in the Sarayaku region of the Amazon in Ecuador believe in the ‘living forest,’ where humans, animals and plants live in harmony... Read More

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Writing on Stone

This short film presents a portrait of Treffrey Deerfoot a venerated elder in the Siksika Tribe in Alberta, Canada, and explores his efforts through ceremonial.. Read More

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Growing Change

Jim Cochran arrived at work before dawn. He walked out into the strawberry fields. As the sun rose and light hit the field, he began.. Read More

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One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts

Director Peter Byck’s short film “One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts” tells the story of fourth generation cattleman Will Harris’s evolution from industrial, commodity cowboy to.. Read More

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Growing Resistance: Drought, Oil & Climate Change in California

These are stories of communities on the frontlines who are rising up against not only the immediate health impacts of the oil and gas industry, but.. Read More

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The Pastoralist

Edward Loure organized his Maasai community to secure indigenous peoples’ stewardship of over 200,000 acres of Tanzania’s northern range lands--and won the Goldman Environmental Prize for.. Read More

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Under Cover

Leng Ouch risked his life when he went undercover to expose illegal logging and government corruption that was rampant in Cambodia. His work was recognized.. Read More

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Water Song

Máxima Acuña, a subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands, stood up to the giant Newmont Mining Corporation over the development of a gold and copper.. Read More

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Destiny’s Bay

Destiny Watford organized her community to prevent construction of the nation’s largest incinerator in a Baltimore neighborhood less than one mile from her high school--and.. Read More

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Elk River

Award Winner: 2017 Most Inspiring Adventure Film Scientist Arthur Middleton, photographer Joe Riis, artist James Prosek and filmmaker Jenny Nichols join forces in this documentary.. Read More

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