Fractured Land

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Fractured Land is a 2015 Canadian feature documentary film directed by Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis, profiling the Dene activist Caleb Behn as he goes through law school and builds a movement around greater awareness of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on First Nations lands.[1][2][3][4][5]

Production[edit]

The film was in a crowd-source funding drive as of early 2013.[6]

Release[edit]

The film had its world premiere on 2015-04-28 at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.[7][8][9]

Awards[edit]

At the 2015 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, the film finished 7th in the audience balloting.[10][11]

At the 2015 Vancouver International Film Festival, the BC Spotlight jury awarded Fractured Land the award for Best BC Film.[12]

Also at the 2015 Vancouver International Film Festival, the film won the VIFF Impact: Canadian Audience Award.[13][14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fractured Land (programme note)". Vancouver International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Fractured Land (programme note)". Calgary International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2015-09-07. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  3. ^ Anja Konjicanin (2013-01-17). "'Fractured Land' depicts First Nations' fight to save land from oil and gas industry". Vancouver Observer. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  4. ^ Andrew Parker (2015-04-27). "Hot Docs 2015: Review: Fractured Land". Toronto Film Scene. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  5. ^ "Fractured Land selected as Best B.C. Film at VIFF". The Vancouver Sun. 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  6. ^ Mark Hume (2013-01-06). "Fracking issue creating a reel buzz with documentary, drama". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  7. ^ "Fractured Land (programme note)". Hot Docs. Archived from the original on 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  8. ^ Emma Gilchrist (2015-04-28). "Fractured Land To Make World Premiere at Hot Docs". Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  9. ^ "'Fractured Land' Doc Coming to VIFF". The Tyee. 2015-09-09. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  10. ^ Linda Barnard (2015-05-04). "U.S. documentary Unbranded wins audience award at Hot Docs". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  11. ^ "2015 Awards". Archived from the original on October 19, 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-18. 
  12. ^ "VIFF Announces BC Spotlight and Canadian Images Awards" (Press release). Vancouver International Film Festival. 2015-10-03. Retrieved 2015-10-11. 
  13. ^ "Audience Award Winners Announced and VIFF Repeats Oct 10 - 15" (Press release). Vancouver International Film Festival. 2015-10-10. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 
  14. ^ Matthew Robinson (2015-10-10). "Mina Shum wins Women in Film Artistic Merit Award for Ninth Floor at VIFF". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 2015-10-20. 

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