Join filmmaker Ryan Patrick Killackey, Amazon Watch, and SoCal350.org
, for a screening of Yasuní Man, the award-winning documentary that tells the story of the Waorani people and their ancestral land, Yasuní, arguably the most biodiverse forest on Earth, threatened by extractive industries and intertribal warfare.
Purchase Tickets: https://bit.ly/2kLj99T
More Info: https://amwt.ch/4263
Following the movie screening, we will be hosting a panel discussion with movement leaders on the impacts of oil drilling on rainforest biodiversity and indigenous peoples, as well as its connection to fossil fuel-polluted communities and climate chaos in California and beyond.
Leila Salazar-López, Executive Director of Amazon Watch
Ryan Patrick Killackey, Filmmaker
Tom Smith, Founding Director of UCLA Center for Tropical Research
Monic Uriarte, Organizer for People Not Pozos and Promoter of Esperanza Community Housing
Event sponsored by Amazon Watch, SoCal350.org
, Center for Biological Diversity, Earthways Foundation, Pachamama Alliance, UCLA Center for Tropical Research, the Congo Basin Institute, and KNEKT.tv.
Host Committee members: Frances Fisher, John Densmore, Jack Eidt, Atossa Soltani, Andrew Beath, Keely Badger, John Quigley, Richard Wegman, Roxana Soltani, Brie Elise, Sheila Laffey, Mickey Sumner, Max Frauchiger, Dave Martin.