On April 4, Dana & Sarah Films premiered their award winning documentary GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People. The powerful film is an entertaining and educational account of the plant-based diet and athletic endurance of the Tarahumara running tribe. The Tarahumara, a light-footed indigenous people who live in the remote depths of Mexico’s Copper Canyons, are renowned globally for their ability to run long distances. They are also know for their low risk of the top killers in modernized society – type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer – which is credited primarily to their plant based diet and active lifestyle. The filmmakers share an eye opening investigation of the Tarahumara people’s diet, ultra-running endurance, and minimal footwear.
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