Conversation with Shannon Kring on her film "End of the Line"
Director Shannon Kring sits down with Veronica Castillo to talk about her film, End of The Line: The Women at Standing Rock. Kring and Castillo discuss the synergistic relationship between the indigenous women in North America and the earth and the struggles these women face when fighting to protect their land and resources. They also explore how science and spirituality intertwine in this film.
Synopsis: A group of indigenous women risk their lives to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which jeopardizes their land, water and entire way of life. Despite the desecration of their ancient burial and prayer sites, violent confrontations, and limited resources, these women refuse to back down. Calls for change reverberate nationally as the women of Standing Rock lead a tireless effort to defend their right to clean water and rich heritage