Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Healing: Films & Discussion

Screening of Beyond Recognition (2014), a half-hour documentary on an Indigenous woman's quest to create a land trust in the SF/Bay Area to protect her culture and sacred sites from desecration. The film will be followed by a work-in-progress sample of director Michelle Steinberg's latest film, Met(t)a, on immigrant and refugee experiences in the health care system. A facilitated audience discussion will follow to explore themes in both films in relation to the work of community herbalists. More information on the films: and