Fairy Creek: The Last Stand

A compelling and comprehensive examination of the civil disobedience movement at Fairy Creek on Vancouver Island, and the fight to save the last remaining old growth forest in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Justin Alexander Douglas
    Director
  • David Testo
    Director
  • Justin Alexander Douglas
    Writer
  • David Testo
    Producer
  • Justin Douglas
    Producer
  • Sonia Furstenau
    Key Cast
    "Leader of the BC Green Party"
  • Bill Jones
    Key Cast
    "Pacheedaht Elder"
  • Kathy Code
    Key Cast
    "Rainforest Flying Squad"
  • Rose Henry
    Key Cast
    "Tla’amin Elder "
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 39 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 3, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Justin Alexander Douglas, David Testo

Justin Douglas and David Testo are LGBTQI activists. Justin hosts a YouTube series “Canada’s Social Change-Makers." He holds a degree in political science from the University of Victoria, as well as common & civil law degrees from McGill University. David is the former Captain of the Montreal Impact and the first professional soccer player in North America to publicly “come out.” He is the subject of a documentary “Standing on the Line,” a film that explores homophobia in sport. They are both actors, producers and activists.

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Director Statement

This film raises awareness about the complex issues surrounding old growth forest protection, and Indigenous rights and reconciliation on southern Vancouver Island and throughout British Columbia, Canada.