The Nettie Wild Collection

The Nettie Wild Collection

Cinema Politica is honoured to offer The Nettie Wild Collection - featuring five of the director, writer and producer’s signature, award-winning, critically acclaimed works. Nettie Wild is one of Canada’s most internationally recognized and nationally celebrated documentary filmmakers. Her 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.

The Nettie Wild 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. Cinema Politica is thrilled that four Wild classics and her newest offering, KONELINE, are available for streaming as a collection, or as individual films.

The Nettie Wild Collection
  • KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful

    Nettie Wild ∙ 2016 ∙ Canada

    Not a Western, but a Northern, Nettie Wild’s astonishing non-fiction film transports us to the wilderness, not as backdrop but as a vivid elemental force that dominates the experience of both the indigenous peoples and the settlers who carve out their lives there. Mo...

  • Blockade

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1994 ∙ Canada

    The Gitksan and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs claim that everything within 22,000 square miles, including the trees, is rightfully theirs. A lot of white people don’t agree. The Hobenshields are the sons of white settlers. After 60 years of logging and li...

  • A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1988 ∙ Canada

    This film 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, often in dangerous conditions, the film chronicles th...

  • A Place Called Chiapas

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 1998 ∙ Canada

    On January 1 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), made up of impoverished Mayan Indians from the state of Chiapas, took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico. The Government deployed its troops, and at least 145 people died in ...

  • Fix : The Story of an Addicted City

    Directed by Nettie Wild ∙ 2002 ∙ Canada

    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, they ...

  • The Nettie Wild Collection (Trailer)