AIM-WEST 8th Annual Film Festival
Monday, October 12th
California Institute of
San Francisco, CA
Los Corrientes de la Frontera
Directed by Jaime Chavez, 16 minutes
This film examines the costs of modern treaties on workers, farmers and indigenous people of Baja California, who are forced to work like slaves. NAFTA has pushed farmers off their lands and forced them into the immigration pipeline.
Saint, the Canonization of Junipero Serra
Directed by Charlie Perry, 30 min
This documentary looks at the controversy surrounding the canonization of Junipero Serra, who established the chain of Missions in California, and began the process of colonization of the area for the Spanish. His cruel methods and repression of native customs and languages, forced labor and imprisonment of California Indians are now seen as genocide by many
Tribute to Jim Pepper, live at La Brava!
Filmed by Peter Luchter (30 min) Documentary footage of concert at the Brava Theater honoring Jim Pepper, Native American Jazz Saxophonist, Composer and Singer.
The Doctrine of Discovery” Unmasking The Domination Code
Directed by Sheldon P. Wolfchild , 60 min.
A story of historical truth, spirituality, and resistance, told on behalf of the original nations and peoples of Great Turtle Island, and elsewhere on Mother Earth. We are still here, and still rightfully free. The film tells the story of how little known Vatican