Standing on Sacred Ground


Christopher McLeod is project director of Earth Island Institute's Sacred Land Film Project, which he founded in 1984. Since 2006, he has been producing and directing the four-part documentary film series Standing on Sacred Ground, which premiered in 2013 at the Mill Valley Film Festival and aired nationally on PBS in 2015. Standing on Sacred Ground features eight indigenous communities around the world fighting to protect their sacred places. He will be joined by project collaborator and Winnemem Wintu Tribal Chief, Caleen Sisk.