Crying Earth Rise Up, directed by Suree Towfighnia
Documentary feature; 57 minutes.
When the drinking water at her home on the Pine Ridge Reservation tests high for radiation, Debra White Plume sets out to determine the cause--what she finds alarms her. Crying Earth Rise Up is a compelling story of the human cost of uranium mining and its impact on the water, land and people of the Great Plains.
Screening Sunday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. at Gilcrease Museum as part of TAFFest’s American Indian program.