'Healing Heart' film of Vi Hilbert's quest
May 17, 2023
The Lincoln Theatre joined with the Skagit River Poetry Foundation to host an informative and inspirational evening with the Valley premiere of the film, "The Healing Heart of Lushootseed" last Friday. This is a personal story, in part, of the extraordinary life of Vi Hilbert, a dynamic elder of the Upper Skagit Tribe and her quest for 83-year-olds "to heal a sick world" through music, her response to the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. It is directed and produced by Jill K. La Pointe, Hilbert's granddaughter.
On May 20, 2006, Seattle's Benaroya Hall was filled to capacity for the world pr...