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Kamloops Film Festival Presents: Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

March 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

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Directed by Charles Wilkinson
In English
Documentary, History
75 minutes
Not Rated

Write-Up:
Past KFF guests Charles Wilkinson and Tina Schliessler (Oil Sands Karaoke) complete their eco-trilogy with a paean to breathtaking Haida Gwaii and the spirited people who populate it. The natural beauty of this culturally rich archipelago has served as a backdrop for tragedies such as outbreaks of smallpox and the exploitation of natural resources. And yet, the Haida Nation remains undaunted, drawing on 14,000 years of tradition in preparing for a showdown over the Northern Gateway pipeline and planning for a more sustainable future.

Quotes:
“Some of the most important environmental documentaries being in the world include the work of director Charles Wilkinson”
-The Film Corner

“Genius” -The Matinee

“Spectacular… uunforgettable” -The Globe & Mail

“Inspiring…moving” -One Movie, 5 Views

“Revels in, supernatural-B.C. beauty… it’s also remarkably astute” 
POV Magazine

“a wonderful film about the environment that doesn’t just talk about solutions, but shows people actually putting those ideas to good use.”
– Toronto Film Scene

“… needs to be seen by all Canadians”
The Extra Mile

Website: http://charleswilkinson.com/

 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0dBlqM-53w

Awards:
2015 winner Best Canadian Documentary

Hot Docs

2015 winner Most Popular Canadian Documentary

Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2016

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Canadian Documentary
Best British Columbia Film

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Details

Date:
March 3, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Paramount Theatre
503 Victoria Street
Kamloops, British Columbia Canada
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