"Based on facts, the Award Winning documentary, The Canary Effect is a culmination of Yellow Thunder Woman's first hand experience growing up as a Native American and Robin's passionate empathy of the need to bring such truths to a wider audience. This is the directors, Robin Davey & Yellow Thunder Woman's debut film and has been a hit on the International film festival circuit.
Delving deep into the often misunderstood and frequently over looked historic realities if the American Indian, The Canary Effect follows the terrifying and horrific abuses instilled upon the Indigenous people of North America, and details the genocidal practices of the US government and its continuing affects on present day Indian country.
Featuring interviews with the leading scholars and experts on Indian issues including controversial author Ward Churchill, the film brings together the past and present in a way never before captured so eloquently and boldly on film."
Free screening in recognition of Indigenous People's Day (and in opposition to "Columbus Day") starts at 7pm, Monday October 12th. Location: Piedmont Deli, 441 N Killingsworth.
Bring food (marked as vegetarian or vegan if applicable) and it will be a potluck! There will be time for discussion afterwards.