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Highway of tears

Smiley, Matthew, 1981- (director,, producer.). Pope, Carly, 1980- (producer.). Belling, Amy, (cinematographer.). Lott, Brandon, (editor of moving image work.). Tannenbaum, Daniel, (composer (expression)). Injeti, Chin, (composer (expression)). Fillion, Nathan, 1971- (narrator.). Teegee, Terry, (interviewee.). Erickson, Mavis, (interviewee.). Teegee, Mary, (interviewee.). Clear, Crystal, (interviewee.). Loewen, David, (interviewee.). Finesse Films, (production company.). Carrier Sekani Family Services, (production company.). Paracas Films, (production company.). Carmen & Camille, (musician.). Filmoption International (Firm), (distributor.).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : Finesse Films, c2014.
  • Distributor: [Westmount, Qu©♭bec] : Filmoption International, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Distributor date from IMDB.
Finesse Films presents, in association with Carrier Sekani Family Services, in association with Paracas Films.
This DVD does not have scene selection.
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2014.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Produced by Matt Smiley, Carly Pope ; cinematography by Amy Belling ; edited by Brandon Lott ; music composed by Daniel Tannenbaum and Chin Injeti ; additional music by Carmen & Camille.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Nathan Fillion ; interviewees: Terry Teegee, Mavis Erickson, Mary Teegee, Crystal Clear, David Loewen, [and others].
Summary, etc.: "'Highway of Tears' is about the missing or murdered women along a 724 kilometer stretch of highway in northern British Columbia. None of the 18 cold-cases since the 1960's had been solved, until project E-Pana (a special division of the RCMP) managed to link DNA to Portland drifter, Bobby Jack Fowler with the 1974 murder of 16 year-old hitchhiker, Colleen MacMillen. In Canada, over 600 Aboriginal women have been reported missing or been murdered since the 1960s. Viewers will discover what the effects of generational poverty, residential schools, systemic violence, and high unemployment rates have done to First Nations reserves and how they tie in with the missing and murdered women in the Highway of Tears cases. Aboriginal women are considered abject victims of violence. Now find out what First Nations leaders are doing to try and swing the pendulum in the other direction."--highwayoftearsfilm.com.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, 5.1 Dolby digital surround.
Subject: British Columbia, Northern -- Social conditions
Highway 16 (B.C.)
Yellowhead Highway
Police services for minorities -- British Columbia, Northern
Police -- Complaints against -- British Columbia, Northern
Royal Canadian Mounted Police -- British Columbia, Northern
British Columbia. -- Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- British Columbia, Northern
Homicide investigation -- British Columbia, Northern
Indians, Treatment of -- British Columbia -- History
Indian women -- Civil rights -- Canada
Native women -- Civil rights -- Canada
Discrimination in law enforcement -- British Columbia, Northern
Police-community relations -- British Columbia, Northern
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Law and legislation -- British Columbia
Missing persons -- Investigation -- British Columbia, Northern
Missing persons -- British Columbia, Northern
Native women -- British Columbia -- Social conditions
Indian women -- British Columbia -- Social conditions
Native women -- Crimes against -- British Columbia, Northern
Indian women -- Crimes against -- British Columbia, Northern
Women -- Crimes against -- British Columbia, Northern
Murder victims' families -- British Columbia, Northern -- Interviews
Murder victims -- British Columbia, Northern
Topic Heading: PERMANENT RESERVE > Native Studies > course reserve.
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