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Powerlands

Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso
United States, 2022, 75 min.

In English, Spanish, Blaan, Visayan, DIne, with English subtitles.

AIFF Award Winner:
Best Environmental Documentary

A young Navajo filmmaker investigates displacement of Indigenous people and devastation of the environment caused by the same chemical companies that have exploited the land where she was born. On this personal and political journey she learns from Indigenous activists across three continents.

Director's Statement

When I was 18 years old, I began following the trail of corporations – BHP & Glencore - that are destroying my community. I visited Indigenous communities in Mexico, Colombia and The Philippines, and brought lessons from their resistance home with me.

Category: Documentary.

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