First Daughter and the Black Snake

Series: Portland EcoFilm Festival

Filmmaker Keri Pickett and film subject Winona LaDuke in attendance for post-film discussion!

Winona LaDuke believes Big Oil is the black snake predicted in indigenous prophecy to bring the earth’s destruction. When proposed new oil pipelines threaten sacred wild rice lakes, Winona dreams of organizing a spiritual ride, riding her horse against the current of oil “because a horse can kill a snake.” PNW premiere! Directed by Keri Pickett. 2017, US, 104 mins.


INVISIBLE OREGON: Invisible Oregon is an art time-lapse piece three years in the making. Created entirely with infrared converted cameras, Invisible Oregon reveals a landscape beyond the range of human perception that challenges how we process the world around us. Directed by Sam Forencich. 2016, US, 6 mins.

Ticketholders receive admission to the Portland EcoFilm Festival’s opening night party at Velo Cult. Please present your ticket at the door for admission.