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UPDATE: ‘Fractured Land’ to premiere in Toronto in late-April

Photo by Zack Embree.

Photo by Zack Embree.

Hot Docs, North America’s largest film festival, will present ‘Fractured Land’ at its festival from April 25 to May 5 in Toronto. The film will also screen at the Hot Docs Forum, a gathering for distributors including ARTE, BBC, CBC/SRC and others, on May 1-2.

Congratulations to Caleb Behn, whose story is featured in the film, and to filmmakers Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis.

The Council of Canadians is very pleased to have been able to make a donation to the making of this film. To watch a trailer, which includes a clip of Maude Barlow, go to http://www.indiegogo.com/fracturedland. And to watch an earlier trailer for the film, which includes the Council of Canadians logo at the end of it, go to http://vimeo.com/43797749.

For more about how fracking is impacting water and the Fort Nelson First Nation, see http://canadians.org/blog/?p=18584.

It appears that details on the specific screening dates for Fractured Land will be made available on March 19.