Valley of Saints
Friday, July 24, 2015
7:00 PM–8:30 PM
2015, India/USA, Musa Syeed, 82 minutes
This special screening of Valley of Saints is co-presented by Waterkeeper Alliance.
Gulzar works as a boatman on beautiful Dal Lake in Kashmir, who is tired of paddling tourists out to see the sites. When he encounters a scientist who discovers the local lake is being polluted, his plans to get away from his hometown are derailed.
The Alfred P. Sloan jury presented the Sundance award to the film for its “brave, poetic and visually arresting evocation of a beautiful but troubled region, and for its moving, nuanced and accurate depiction of the relationship between a local boatman and a young woman scientist whose research challenges the status quo and offers hope for a restored ecosystem.”
A conversation with the filmmaker follows the film.
Waterkeeper Alliance is a global movement uniting more than 250 Waterkeeper organizations around the world and focusing citizen advocacy on issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to climate change.
Member price: $18.00