This is about one half of a minute. A young girl articulates one of our greatest yearnings. You may well be compelled to watch it over and over again, until its meaning seeps deep into your bones. Which is where it was always intended to live.
This is a film about what democracy truly is. It’s about inclusion. And proximity. And the full undivided attention given to another person. This is so very important. Particularly amongst a seeming intractable conflict.
In the protracted and often violent Klamath Conflict over land and water there have been those who have led the difficult work towards truth and understanding. Becky is one. Her perspective relevant to all human conflict.
Conflict is universal. I imagine each conflict is reflective of all others. The Klamath Conflict is notorious. I imagine it will reflect shards of your world. If not more. And point to how we might live and work well together.
The United States of America is so obviously fractured. We talk about the symptoms believing they are the cause. But the cause of such human fracture lies deep. But what if we were to gaze deeply into the Soul of this Nation. What if we were to listen to its innermost voice. A voice that exists far beyond the ideas of right and wrong.