Brave New River

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A documentary portrait of the Rupert River just after it was diverted. Since the 1970’s, the James Bay territory in northern Québec has been transformed by a massive hydroelectric development. But unlike past battles, the indigenous Cree are now involved in this new project, following the « Peace of the Braves » agreement with the Québec Government.

With captivating shots of wild nature and huge construction sites,Brave New River explores the paradoxes of our control over nature, the meeting between two worlds and the dilemma of thse taking part in the transformation of their land.

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Best emergent director – Nicolas Renaud

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