VIFF: Burning Ice
Sara Falconer October 9, 2011
Regular readers of this blog will know that I went on a journey to the Arctic this summer with Students on Ice. Together with a group of high school students, scientists, artists and educators, we witnessed firsthand the effects of climate change on the places and people of the North.
VIFF: It’s the Earth, not the Moon
Linda Nowlan October 7, 2011
The Great Bear Sea and islands. Like the volcanic Portuguese island of Corvo, the subject of It’s the Earth, not the Moon, one of the environmental feature in this year’s VIFF, the Great Bear Sea is a place of mystery, of old superstitions and fantastic natural scenery
VIFF: Eider ducks and salmon forests
Linda Nowlan October 5, 2011
Watching People of a Feather last night in a packed cinema made me think of the similarities between the Inuit’s reliance on eider ducks and First Nations’ reliance on salmon here in BC. In both places, the species are at the centre of the ecosystem, and of a way of life.