The Xelaltxw (aka Halalt) First Nation is fighting a corporate giant, a pulp mill that has destroyed their estuary and prime shell fish feeding grounds on the coast of BC. Can their law suit hold this company to account?

  • Jeremy Williams
    St'at'imckalh ~ Spirit of the People (best documentary; Cowichan film festival)
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    documentary, environment, justice, indigenous
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 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

'Xelaltxw' is a David and Goliath story of a small indigenous community standing up to a pulp mill that has desecrated their fishing grounds.