PHEFF: Program 7
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Philadelphia Film Center | Main Stage
General Admission $12, Child $5, and Students* $5
*Because student ID is required, student tickets may only be purchased in-person.
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LISA JACKSON & SARAH TEALE| USA,MEXICO | 2018 | 83 MIN | G
In Baja, Mexico, a multinational developer plans to build an expansive luxury resort that will displace the local fishing community. Faced with encroachment of their natural resources, depletion of the local ecology, and severe pollution, the fishermen band together to take on a multinational giant, challenging their own government, denouncing corruption and demanding justice.
A heroic story of inspired activism and a community that rallies to defend their land and their way of life.
Film followed by Q&A with Director Sarah Teale moderated by Dr. Mira Olson, co-Director of the Drexel University Peace Engineering Program.
SHORTS INCLUDED IN PROGRAM 7
CABLE HARDIN | USA | 2018 | 3 MIN
Animated tale of agriculture and ecoculture as told by a bee and its box.
THE RIVER OF THE KUKAMAS
NIKA BELIANINA | PERU | 2018 | 8 MIN
Born from the Spirit of the River, Kukama people of Peru have a special connection with the water as the river shrinks and grows throughout the year, affecting the lives of its citizens. But their culture is quickly disappearing.