Social Justice Documentary Night “AWAKE: A Dream From Standing Rock”

“AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock” is a collaboration between Indigenous filmmakers Myron Dewey and Doug Good Feather, and environmental Academy Award Nominated filmmakers James Spione and Josh Fox. This 90-minute documentary details native led resistance of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Through the fall and winter protestors at Standing Rock endured harsh weather conditions, attack dogs, water cannons, and police in riot gear to protect water and sacred tribal land.

UUs from across the country hurried to Standing Rock in response to calls by the UUA president. North Dakota UUs continue to assist protestors still in jail and house those who are out on bail. Bold Alliance says “The more people who see the film, the more our movement will be called to take action and continue the fight for justice, equity and freedom from oppression in all forms.”

Click here for more info on this film.

When: Sunday, June 11th; optional potluck at 5:15; (Vegan and vegetarian food options appreciated.  Feel free to enjoy the meal with us even if you don’t bring something to share.) documentary at 5:45 followed by discussion based on material from film’s creators.