Michelle Latimer/2017/44 min/People-Culture
Saturday, March 3, 3 p.m. [Downtown]
Columbia College, Music Center, Chicago
Sunday, March 4, 12:30 p.m. [Pilsen]
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: As the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation of North and South Dakota fight to stop a pipeline bringing tar sands oil from Canada through their land, this film chronicles their efforts. The Dakota Access Pipeline would snake its way across four states, bisecting sacred sites and burial grounds along the route. Rise portrays the Sioux people’s battle to defend sacred water and preserve their way of life for future generations. Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. May contain heavy themes or graphic images.