Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Peuple Invisible

McGill University (Montreal)
Wednesday March 12, 2008
Screening begins 19h30
Venue: Arts 145
853 Sherbrooke Street West
(McGill metro)

Canada/2007/91 min

Once so vast, the land of the Quebec Algonquin has shrunk dramatically. This hard-hitting documentary provides a sympathetic glimpse of a nation of 9,000 people who suffer in silence as the rest of us look the other way.

Research, Script & Direction
Richard Desjardins
Robert Monderie

Cinema politica

official site

The Algonquin of Barriere Lake

Canada/2008/41 min

directed by Peter Vicaire & others

Details the struggle of Barriere Lake to hold the provincial and federal
governments to a 1991 resource co-management agreement, widely
lauded as a model for protecting indigenous land uses. But the federal
government has done everything in their power to scuttle the agreement.