Keepers of the Future

Avi Lewis, Klein Lewis Production | 2017 | 24 min.

2018 Official Selection


Friday Evening, Oddfellows Grass Valley

Sunday Afternoon, Yuba River Charter School

In person: Karolo Aparicio (Executive Director of EcoViva) 

In a fertile floodplain, where the great river meets the sea, a peasant movement puts down roots – growing resilience in the scorched earth of exile and war. But soon these farmers and fishing folk discover new challenges, and this time they are global: climate crisis, exacerbated by an economy of ruinous extraction. The solutions they come up with will be a revelation for audiences in the prosperous north. On the surface, the life of these campesinos may resemble the past, but in their model may lie the key to the future.

More info: www.thischangeseverything.org   |   www.ecoviva.org