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Goshen - Special Film Screening

  • Hotel Paradox 611 Ocean Street Santa Cruz United States (map)
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Join us for a special screening of Goshen at Hotel Paradox. Reception from 5:30-6:00. Film screens at 6:00 and runs 1 hr 30 mins. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. After the film, we are offering the option to join us for a private dinner with the filmmakers at Hotel Paradox. Tickets available in advance online or at the Hotel on the day of the event.

GOSHEN Language : English, Spanish

Runtime : 85 mins.

Synopsis:

GOSHEN is a powerful award winning documentary depicting the diet and active lifestyle of the indigenous Tarahumara, a light-footed running tribe, who are striving to maintain their ancient culture against all odds. The Tarahumara are renowned for their incredible long distance running endurance and prevention of modern chronic diseases. For centuries, the Tarahumara have found a safe place of refuge in the remote regions of the Copper Canyons and Sierra Madre mountains in Chihuahua, Mexico. Recently, drought and famine have threatened the Tarahumara’s ability to sustain their ancient cultural traditions. GOSHEN takes you on a journey in the huarache-clad footsteps of these endurance athletes, highlighting the health benefits of safeguarding their way of life. Engaging and entertaining, GOSHEN will inspire you to take part in preserving the native seeds and running traditions of the Tarahumara.

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Dana & Sarah Films is a woman owned documentary film production company based in Santa Cruz, California. Founders, Dana Richardson & Sarah Zentz, are the Producers and Directors of several award winning documentaries. GOSHEN has won 8 prestigious awards including the award for Best Locally Produced Film at the Santa Cruz Film Festival 2018. The documentary is a part of the permanent Film & Media Catalog at the SmithsonianInstitution's National Museum of the American Indian in New York. The film received critical acclaim in the top running magazines including Competitor, Women's Running, Trail Runner, and Ultra Running. Since the premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, GOSHEN has been broadcast on FNX and PBS nationwide. Dana & Sarah Films mission is to inspire social change by empowering people with creative solutions through documentary films.

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