The Nettie Wild Collection

The Nettie Wild Collection

THE NETTIE WILD COLLECTION features five award-winning, critically acclaimed works by Nettie Wild, one of Canada’s most internationally recognized and nationally celebrated documentary filmmakers.

Nettie Wild's groundbreaking films have exposed realities within moments of social change, fleshing out her intense desire to speak truth to situations that she has been witness to throughout her career. This collection represents 28 years of committed filmmaking from a maverick in the field who has documented civil war, Indigenous resistance, revolutions, drug addiction activism and more.

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The Nettie Wild Collection
  • KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 2016 ∙ Canada ∙ 96'

    More than 1,000 miles by road from Vancouver, British Columbia, or 130 miles east of Juneau, Alaska by air, the traditional lands of the Tahltan First Nation encompass the majestic Stikine River, ancient glaciers, tiny communities and magnificent vis...

  • A Place Called Chiapas

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1998 ∙ Canada ∙ 92'

    On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), made up of impoverished Indigenous peoples from the state of Chiapas, took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico. The Mexican government deployed its troops, and at least...

  • Blockade

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1994 ∙ Canada ∙ 90'

    A 22,000 square mile tract of land in northern British Columbia is the site of an explosive set of competing ownership claims. In 1984, the Gitxsan people launched a land claim for the entire area, claiming it as unceded Indigenous territory. But si...

  • Fix : The Story of an Addicted City

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 2002 ∙ Canada ∙ 93'

    In this documentary, a group of Vancouver, British Columbia, activists, led by former computer salesman Dean Wilson, lead the charge to curb the city's drug problem and high HIV rate by opening North America's first safe-injection site. Surprisingly,...

  • A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1988 ∙ Canada ∙ 112'

    A RUSTLING OF LEAVES: INSIDE THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION offers a remarkable behind-the-frontlines look at the aftermath of the anti-Marcos “Yellow Revolution” that brought Corazon Aquino to power in the Philippines in 1986. Shot over eight months, of...