On a hot July day in 1990, an historic confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Québec, into the international spotlight and into the Canadian conscience. Director Alanis Obomsawin endured 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Québec police and the Canadian army. A powerful feature-documentary emerges that takes you right into the action of an age-old aboriginal struggle. The result is a portrait of the people behind the barricades, providing insight into the Mohawks' unyelding determination to protect their land.
"Keepers of the Water" is a 4min documentary about a group of 9-12 year old kids who live in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. Their town is directly downstream from the Alberta oil sands, the world's largest and most toxic industrial project, and the pollution is destroying their way of life and killing their people. watch the film, hear their story and hopefully pass it on to your friends. These kids need their story to be shared far and wide. People need to know. Keepers of the Water has been nominated to the top 5 by the Toronto International Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker's Award. Watch the film and vote by July 14th. Paste the following into your browser to WATCH - https://tiff.cment.net/step1.html
The activist life seen from the pov of Ottawa-based shit disturbers. What makes them do it? What is the price? Imagine a character driven series about social agitators: from craftivists to hacktivists; from whistle blowers to institutional anarchists. Seeking research and completion support.