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Screening: "Beyond Standing Rock" Tonight

Posted September 06, 2017

The library is screening the 2017 documentary Beyond Standing Rock on Thursday, September 7 at 7 pm. Beyond Standing Rock takes a close-up look at the controversy on the front lines of the Dakota Pipeline. The film investigates the collision of energy development with Native American rights and sovereignty.
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It shares three stories focusing on the Standing Rock Sioux and the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Southern Ute Tribe energy development, and a coalition of tribe sin the Four Corners region, fighting for control of the Bears Ears National Monument.

Following the screening, there will be a question-and-answer session with the film’s producer Leigh Paterson. She has reported for TV and radio as a one woman show freelancer for BBC News, BBC World Service, PRI’s the World, ABC-Univision, Agence France Presse and CBC News.

This program is co-sponsored by the East Brunswick Human Relations Council & the Friends of the Library.