GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People

GOSHEN is a powerful documentary depicting the diet and active lifestyle of the indigenous Tarahumara, a light-footed running tribe, who are striving to maintain their ancient culture against all odds.

Description

GOSHEN is a powerful documentary depicting the diet and active lifestyle of the indigenous Tarahumara, a light-footed running tribe, who are striving to maintain their ancient culture against all odds. The Tarahumara are renowned for their incredible long distance running endurance and prevention of modern chronic diseases. For centuries, the Tarahumara have found a safe place of refuge in the remote depths of Mexico’s Copper Canyons. Recently, drought and famine have threatened the Tarahumara’s ability to sustain their ancient cultural traditions. GOSHEN takes you on a journey in the huarache-clad footsteps of these endurance athletes, highlighting the health benefits of safeguarding their way of life. Engaging and entertaining, GOSHEN will inspire you to take part in preserving the native seeds and running traditions of the Tarahumara.

Festival Awards: 

  • Mountain Film Festival 2016 (Winner; Best Environmental Feature)
  • IndieFEST Film Awards 2015 (Winner of Award of Merit - Women Filmmakers)
  • Accolade Global Film Competition 2015 (Winner of Award of Merit - Women Filmmakers)
  • International Independent Film Awards 2015 (Winner of Gold Award - Documentary Feature)
  • Mexico International Film Festival 2015 (Winner of Golden Palm Award - Documentary Feature)
  • Prestige Film Awards 2015 (Winner - Women Filmmakers)
  • Native Spirit Film Festival 2015 (Official Selection)
  • Green Unplugged Film Festival 2015 (Official Selection)
  • San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2015 (Official Selection)

About the Film

Release Date
2015
Duration
1:25
Genres
Award Winners and Environment & Wildlife
Featuring
Christopher McDougall (Author of Born to Run)
Director
Dana Richardson and Sarah Zentz
Producers
Dana Richardson and Sarah Zentz
GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People

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