KONELINE: our land beautiful
Canada / 2015 / 96' / European premiere
A celebration of British Columbia in Canada and its inhabitants, who are fighting against the exploitation of natural resources. The magnificent landscapes are recounted through the conflict underway between different ways of relating to the environment, and between the Tahltan people, who underline the importance of preserving the integrity of the land, and those who see the chance to exploit it for industrial purposes and energy production. In the Tahltan language Koneline means "our magnificent land".
One of the most important Canadian documentary makers, her work has mainly been dedicated to social conflict and processes of social change. Her works include Fix: The Story of an Addicted City (2002), A Place Called Chiapas (1998) and A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution (1988).