T'eqt’aqtn, The Crossing Place

T'eqt’aqtn, The Crossing Place is the story of change told through a small indigenous community along the Fraser River. With diminishing salmon stocks, how will this community feed itself?
The Kanaka Bar Indian band has turned crisis into opportunity and is leading the way for self sufficiency.

  • Jeremy Williams
    St'at'imckalh ~ Spirit of the People (best documentary; Cowichan film festival)
  • Jeremy Williams
    Spirit of the People (best documentary: Cowichan Film Festival)
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    social, environmental, food
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 23, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
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    HD digital
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Director Biography - Jeremy Williams

Jeremy is an award-winning photographer and professional filmmaker. He has produced over 100 short documentary videos on environmental, cultural, and social issues. His work has been broadcast on CNN, CBC, APTN, Vision TV, and Free Speech TV, as well as screened in film festivals in Canada, the USA and Europe.

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Director Statement

This film was a real pleasure to work on.
This small community is leading the way for self governance, self sufficiency and sustainability. They are 'de-colonizing' themselves and recreating their identity as a strong and proud people.