Apr 26, 2016

Keepers of the Water screens at Sources of Knowledge, Tobermory Community Centre, April 29, 2016

7:00 – 9:00 Mini-Film Festival with host STEPHEN SCHARPER, University of Toronto.
Stephen Scharper will host the mini-film festival on this year’s theme engaging all in stimulating and lively discussion. This is a tradition of Sources of Knowledge Forums and not to be missed. Popcorn provided by Reader’s Haven Book Store.
Forum Films
1. Keepers of the Water (2013)
A lyrical docu-poem about women and water, narrated by Anishinabe poet and storyteller Lenore Keeshig. Filmmaker Liz Zetlin Joined the Saugeen First Nations Annual Water Walk to Lake Huron and learned how in the Anishinabe tradition, women are responsible for caring for water.
2. The Iroquois speak out for Mother Earth (2002)
In this quietly powerful film by Danny Beaton, four Elders of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Six Nations Confederacy) speak in a clear, frank and rational language about the environmental crisis and what is needed to seriously begin to deal with it—encouraging us to see our planet as many earth-based cultures do.
3. This Changes Everything (2015) (Avi Lewis/Naomi Klein)
Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller. Filmed over 211 days in nine countries and five continents over four years, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

category Poetry, video, Water