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The Sacred & The Snake

Director(s):
Sara Lafleur-Vetter, Jonathan Klett
Producer(s):
Romin Lee Johnson, Jordan Marie Daniel
a white tipi sits in front of a steel geometric dome, both are reflected in a shallow pool at sunset.

At Standing Rock, a two-spirit Jicarilla Apache/Navajo youth leader, a Lakota matriarch, and a non-binary Appalachian join the resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline. They each discover their power within a movement that echoes worldwide - but as each returns home determined to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma and abuse, they realize their battle has just begun.