Bastyr's Center for Social Justice and Diversity is proud to host a film screening of Promised Land, a social justice documentary on the Duwamish and Chinook tribes, their fight for restoration, and what the federal recognition process says about indigenous sovereignty today.
The screening will be open to the entire community, and will include a panel discussion with the filmmaker and elders from the Duwamish and Chinook tribes.
About the Film:
Promised Land is produced and directed by Vasant and Sarah Salcedo, and sponsored by 4Culture and San Francisco Film Society. It has been chosen for the award for Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking at the 10th Annual LA Skins Fest, and was an official selection for the 41st Annual American Indian Film Festival, Northwest Film Forum's 19th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival, the 12th Annual Ellensburg Film Festival, and the 5th Annual Social Justice Film Festival, among others.
The event will include a screening of the film 98 minutes) and a post-film panel with Ken Workman (4th generation Great-Grandson of Chief Seattle and retired Duwamish Tribe councilmember), Aaron Arrow Jones (Chinook Nation member), and the Filmmaker.