Stand up/Stand N Rock #NODAPL by Taboo
DIRECTOR: Johnny Lee
MUSIC VIDEO • USA
Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas collaborated with several Native American musicians on a solo project called “Stand Up/ Stand N Rock.” This was inspired from the movement on The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota and the fight against the Dakota Access Oil Pipe Line, #NoDAPL. The video features footage from the area of the reservation where the protest took place. And where actress Shailene Woodley was arrested for being a part of the protest. Shailene Woodley is also featured in the video.
Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas ‘Stand Up/Stand N Rock’ Earns VMA Nomination With Native American Musicians.Taboo collaborated with Native American Musicians from across the country. Including, Emcee One, Drezus, PJ Vegas, Spencer Battiest, Doc Battiest, MC My Verse, and Supaman. Supaman has performed here in Yakima, The Yakama Nation, and surrounding areas. Taboo himself is half Native American (Shoshone) and Hispanic. And is also a cancer survivor.
DEFEND THE SACRED
DIRECTOR: Kyle Bell
DOCUMENTARY SHORT • 18 minutes • USA
An inside look into the heart and soul of indigenous people that stood in solidarity at Standing Rock.
Juliana & The Medicine Fish
DIRECTOR: Jeremy Torrie
Feature Film • 1 hour 50 minutes • Canada
At 12 years old, Juliana’s mother dies suddenly and she is left to repair her complicated relationship with her father. But as bankruptcy looms over their family-owned resort, her father’s mind is elsewhere as he tries to organize a high-stakes fishing derby hoping to save their home and livelihood. Haunted by dreams that her mother is trapped within the murky waters surrounding their lodge - and feeling powerless to help her father - she seeks the counsel of an Elder and fishing guide who shares the story of the legendary musky, an ancient and massive medicine fish with a spirit-essence crucial to the survival of the lake. Believing in the power of the medicine fish to free her mother and win the derby’s $1 million prize, Juliana hopes to capture the fish but in doing so, she discovers she must face an even greater challenge that lies deep within her.
Cast: Emma Tremblay, Adam Beach and Roseanne Supernault