These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
Some people wander around the world, others stay put and perform the extraordinary. ‘Verdant Whispers’ explores the efforts of a man to turn the part of desert where he lives into a fertile land. He believes that the wind keeps his sails spread out to take him to safe harbors in his own land.
2018, 100:00 minutes, colour
Haida Gwaii, 1800’s. At a seasonal fishing camp two families endure conflict between the nobleman Adiits’ii and his best friend Kwa. After Adiits’ii causes the accidental death of Kwa’s son, he flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixid - the Wildman. When the… ⊕
“Reclamation” is a documentary-style imagining of a post-dystopic future in Canada after massive climate change, wars, pollution, and the after effects of the large scale colonial project which has now destroyed the land. When Indigenous people are left behind after a massive exodus by primarily privileged white… ⊕
2019, 17:10 minutes, colour
Isidro meanders through the rainforest while he and his brother remember the times he found himself face to face with death itself.
2019, 38:42 minutes, colour and b&w
Within the ancient Precambrian rock of Northern Canada sits one of the largest reserves of uranium on the planet. A power that has yielded the largest destructive energy known to man, which is also manifest in the region's harsh natural glory. A gothic travelogue that summons dialogue with the ghosts of the region; abandoned… ⊕