~ Short film about Indigenous sovereignty in Louisiana ~
On the banks of Louisiana, fierce Indigenous women are ready to fight—to stop the corporate blacksnake and preserve their way of life. They are risking everything to protect Mother Earth from the predatory fossil fuel companies that seek to poison it.
"If our leaders won’t stand up to stop this pipeline and protect our water, then we the people of Louisiana will. We are building the L’eau Est La Vie camp to protect our water and our way of life from the Bayou Bridge pipeline."
-L'eau Est La Vie Statement
Mutual Aid Media In Association with L’eau EST La Vie Camp
Directed by Sam Vinal
Produced by Melissa Cox
Cinematography by Sky Richards
Original Score by Guido Consoli
Story Edit by Heidi Haines
Image Edit by Sky Richards
Story Consulting by Jade Begay
We’ve developed extensive education materials to accompany the film for students, communities, and individuals interested in digging deeper into the film and doing decolonization work. Download the free materials here: https://tinyurl.com/LELVeducationmaterials
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