Above All Else
Catalogue Number: ICE023
Producer: Indiecan Entertainment Inc.
Subject: Canadian World Studies, Civics, Current Events, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Politics, Science, Social Issues, Social Studies
Grade Level: Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: U.S
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 94
Closed Captions: Yes
One man will risk it all to stop the tar sands of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from crossing his land. Shot in the forests, pastures, and living rooms of rural East Texas, Above All Else follows David Daniel as he rallies neighbors and environmental activists to join him in a final act of brinkmanship: a tree-top blockade of the controversial pipeline. What begins as a stand against corporate bullying becomes a rallying cry for climate protesters nationwide. As in his previous film, Mississippi Chicken, director John Fiege puts a human face on a complex case of social injustice, capturing the South in all its drama and contradiction.
Official Selection – HotDocs
WINNER: Best North American Documentary – Global Visions Film Festival
Peace OutIndiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE000
Peace Out is the story of western Canada's magnificent Peace River, and the true on-the-ground...
Outdoor Classroom/The Ya'axche Conservation Trust/Exploitation...Aarrow Productions AP0014
Two Aboriginal educators in Victoria, BC take urban students on forest hikes to learn about local...
Pipeline War: W5CTV CTV619
W5 investigates the pipeline war being waged over the future of Enbridge's Line 9 oil pipe, which...
The Suspects: Behind the Pipeline Bombings in Northern B C (W5)CTV CTV457
The Peace River country is a vast region that straddles the border between northern eastern B.C...
Harvest of Life: DocJam SeriesCanazwest CPI012
Amid the oil and gas boom in Dawson Creek, farmers struggle to survive by maintaining agricultural...
Tomorrow's Power (44 Minute Version)Indiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE021
TOMORROW'S POWER is a feature length documentary that showcases three communities around the world...
On How Finding Environmental Solutions Can be Messy: Tzeporah...Paper Tiger PT0090
This episode of The Green Interview features Tzeporah Berman, who has been designing and winning...