Our America: Documentaries in Dialogue
133 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
OneBeat and Taos Center for The Arts presents Our America: Documentaries in Dialogue a series of documentary screenings in association with PBS | POVA double bill of films featuring Manzanaar Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust and Delikado.
5PM Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust. At the foot of the majestic snow-capped Sierras, Manzanar, the WWII internment camp, becomes the confluence for memories of Payahuunadü, the now-parched “land of flowing water.” Intergenerational women from Native American, Japanese American and rancher communities form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles. A co-production of the Center for Asian American Media and Vision Maker Media. A co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media.6PM A panel discussion and Q&A with Taos Council member Corilia Ortega, Red Willow Farms Executive Director Tiana Suazo, Indonesian composer and multidisciplinary artist Nursalim Yadi Anugerah – moderated by Dr Sylvia Rodriguez.
7PM Delikado. Palawan, a picturesque archipelago in the Philippines, is one of Asia’s tourist hotspots. But for a small network of environmental crusaders struggling to protect its spectacular forests and seas, it is more akin to a battlefield. Delikado follows three land defenders as they try to stop politicians and businessmen from destroying the Philippines’ “last ecological frontier.” A co-production of POV and ITVS.This program is made possible by a grant from American Documentary | POV, with funding provided by the Open Society Foundations.