Thursday, March 2 at 8:45pm
Hotel 540, 540 Victoria Street
Join Koneline Director, Writer and Co-Producer Nettie Wild for an enlightening Q&A post film. Learn about the shooting conditions in northwestern BC, how hard it was to capture the various voices of the film, and much more.
Nettie Wild’s highly charged and critically acclaimed films have brought her audiences behind the frontlines and headlines of revolutions and social change. She is best known for her award winning documentary features: Fix: The Story of an Addicted City (2002), A Place Called Chiapas (1998), Blockade (1993) and A Rustling of Leaves: Inside The Philippine Revolution (1988). Her more recent works, including the interactive Bevel Up (2007), the multi-platform Inside Stories (2011), and the digital mapping installation Uninterrupted, explore new forms of storytelling.
Nettie has been honoured at film festivals around the world. She has won two Genie Awards for Best Feature Documentary, Best Feature Documentary from the International Documentary Association, and top honours from the Forum of New Cinema at the Berlin International Film Festival. Wild At Heart, a book focusing on her work and career, was published in 2009 and there have been multiple retrospectives of her work. In 2010 she received the BC Film Critics Circle Award for her contribution to the film industry and the Vancouver Sun named her as one of BC’s “most influential women”. In addition to directing, Nettie is also much in demand as a story editor, teacher and lecturer.