Rose is the story of a sixteen-year-old pregnant Indigenous girl, pulled from her community and placed in a church to be overseen in her last weeks of pregnancy. When she delivers her child, it will be taken from her and put into a Canadian home by decree of an Indian Agent, Angus O’Byrne. Rose harbours a secret, and will not tell anyone the identity of the baby’s father—not even her family. It is later revealed that the father of her child is a young Mohawk man named Michael who wants to keep the child in the community.
Mama Irene, Healer of the Andes, is the story of a remarkable 84 year old Shaman (Healer) from Peru who draws upon indigenous knowledge and traditions in danger of being lost forever. This film is not only a vital document of endangered wisdom; it is also a story about Women empowerment and a testament to living harmoniously with Mother Earth.
In Honduras, the most dangerous place in the world to be a land defender, the Lenca and Garífuna people are not backing down. They are fighting to uphold their spirituality and Indigenous ways of life in the face of state backed megaprojects and narco-traffickers who seek to assassinate them, destroy their lands, and erase their existence. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
When Kyle Felter, the lead singer of I Don’t Konform sent out a demo album to Flemming Rasmussen, the Grammy Award-winner producer of Metallica, they never imagined themselves a few months later rehearsing with Rasmussen inside a hot hogan on a Navajo reservation before recording their debut album at the iconic Sweet Silence Studio in Denmark. While following I Don’t Konform’s fairy tale journey, our documentary REZ METAL, tells the larger compelling story of the heavy metal scene on Navajo reservations where many youths have grown disaffected as a result of endemic poverty and high rate of suicides.
Dada Lakhmi Film is based on a Musical journey of Pandit Lakhmichand. Pt. Lakhmichand was a folk artist of Haryana from district Sonipat Village Janti, Punjab , now Haryana , Near Singhu Border. He never went to school but he was one of the most learned personality of Haryana. He was famous as “Shakespeare of Haryana . Kabir, ,Gandharv Purush, Bhavishya Wakta, & Surya Kavi, He was born in 1903 and died in 1945. In this short period he became so famous that people used to come on bullock cart from 50-60 miles to listen his Raginis and to watch saangs. He was an actor, Director, Producer, Singer, Creator overall all rounder. Other singers and saangies were so jealous of him. One day a saangi Mixed mercury and vermilion in his food and water, that became poisonous. He lost his voice and the film shows his struggle how he came back to normal and started singing again . Actually the theme of the film is that. let`s go in the land where there is no hatred, no violence, . Only music, love and brotherhood survives.
This film could be titled: “Racism in the Name of Capital and Religion” or “Global Racism Origin and Spread” The UN has declared 2015-2025 the decade for people of African descent. One might wonder why so late? We are more than two billion Afro-descendants. Our post-colonial slavery societies mostly suffer from a manifest