GOSHEN Tarahumara Running Tribe
GOSHEN is a powerful award winning 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.
Featuring an all star cast including Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run, and Will Harlan, director of Barefoot Seeds.
Dana & Sarah Films have won 5 prestigious awards from the Accolade Global Film Competition. They are the IndieFEST Film Awards, Prestige Film Awards, International Independent Film Awards, and Mexico International Film Festival. The documentary is a part of the permanent Film & Media Catalog at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.
The film was an official selection at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (2015) and Green Unplugged Film Festival (2015). And also articles about GOSHEN are published in Competitor magazine, Women’s Running magazine, Trail Runner magazine, Ultra Running magazine, and other reputable publications.
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