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This film follows Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier's wanderings through each of their worlds as they wonder through and contemplate the afterlife, rebirth, and the place in-between. Spoken mostly in chinuk wawa, their stories are departures from the Chinookan origin of death myth, with its distant beginning and circular shape.
81 min | 2020 | United States
Fri May 21st
Georgia’s richest man, a former prime minister and founder of the ruling political party, bought hundreds of the country’s oldest and largest trees, had them uprooted, and moved them to his own privately-owned but publicly-accessible Shekvetili Dendrological Park. But Taming the Garden is very much not a symbolic, abstract account—its strength derives from an interest in the details of the monumental.