AfroMundo Festival: Resistance & Creativity: Folk Medicine: Healing & Spirituality
Screening of short film “Crooked Trees Gon Give Me Wings” (2022), written and directed by Cara Lawson, 15 mins.
Savannah’s moss-covered forests are alive to Bertie Bee Hooks, a gifted granddaughter of a midwife. With the wisdom of folk medicine, Bertie Bee depends on mystical connections to the spirit world as she becomes exposed to the tragedies of a wounded American past.
Panelists include Film Writer & Director Cara Lawson; Ashoka Fellow & Founder of Birthing Project—Underground Railroad for New Life, Kathryn Hall Trujillo; Doulah & Healer Tauz TamuPovi; Ausettua AmorAmenkum who since the 1980s has engaged incarcerated women with performance & spiritual arts.
Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.