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April SDFilmFest Channel Screening: Hozho, In Beauty We Walk

APRIL 15TH CHANNEL SCREENING: 

Hozho, In Beauty We Walk

Synopsis:
“Hózhó, in beauty we walk” is a documentary which plunges us into the mysterious world of the centaurs Amerindians: «the dineh of Arizona (People in Navajo).

“Hózhó, from the everyday life philosophy of live and coming from the principle” Saah Naagháí Bik’eh Hózhó of the Navajo healing Traditions. It specifies that the conditions for health and well-being are harmony and balance within and connection to the physical, spiritual world. (Navajos) Dineh considers the planet as a feeder mother, made up of spiritual families: the human beings, the animals and the divinities of the nature. Humans have to feel neither superior to their fellow men, nor outer their environment, because all the elements, Human beings and animal, mineral and plant, livened up or not, are every relatives and ALL endowed with a consciousness.

Hozho walk in the beauty until the old age, it is the ultimate purpose of navajos Indians or more exactly the dineh people. Horses at the same time are teachers and link with the sacred have a central place in this philosophy of life. We can go away of Hozho by its way of life or think, but we can especially return there. All elements of the life on dineh territory have a link with the way to get or the fact to go back towards Hozho, and live a good life of beauty, balance and health.

”That your steps walk in the beauty” say Navajos. The beauty is around us, in our actions, our words, in our relation to the world, and our relation with horses.

Directed: Stéphan Barbato, Nathalie Dubuc

Writer: Nathalie Dubuc

Short Film: Pant Hoot

Synopsis:
A genocide survivor transcends overwhelming odds to become a master chimpanzee linguist.

Directed: Richard Reens
Cast:
Stany Nyandwi, Jane Goodall, Jana Swart, Lewis Hollweg

HOW TO ATTEND:

Become a MYSDFILMFEST Member to attend the Festival Channel Screenings! LEARN MORE
See the full list of films playing on the 2021 Festival Channel HERE

SCHEDULE:

Thursday, April 15th, 2020
*Film available On-Demand from 3:00pm (Wed) to midnight (Thurs).  Grab your glass of wine, some apps and settle in for a great conversation and insights from the Filmmakers!

5:30 – 5:45pm – Mix & mingle with other guests at tables

5:45 – 6:00pm – Short Film Q&A Begins

6:00 – 6:45pm – Feature Film Q&A Begins.  Hosted by Tonya Mantooth and Q&A with Filmmakers

6:45 – 7:30pm – Mix & mingle at tables after Q&A ends.


Q&A ATTENDANCE:

Richard Reens – Director of Pant Hoot

Richard Reens Headshot

 


HOW TO ATTEND:

Become a MYSDFILMFEST Member to attend the Festival Channel Screenings! LEARN MORE
See the full list of all films playing on the 2021 Festival Channel HERE