Catalogue Number: NSF000
Producer: Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Producing Agencies: Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Geography, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 24:00
Closed Captions: Yes
A thrill-seeking explorer wants to find and climb the biggest tree in Canada outside a logging community on the brink of collapse. Set in the formerly prosperous town of Port Renfrew, BC, this adventure documentary is told through the point-of-view of the residents, the local indigenous community, and a group of big tree climbers. Hunting Giants is a cinematic adventure into the old-growth rainforests of British Columbia that asks a question faced by resource communities around the world: extract profit until nothing remains or risk everything in pursuit of a more sustainable future?
2017 Official Selection: Banff Film Festival
Official Selection: Planet in Focus 2017
Nominated for the 2018 Wasatch Mountain Film Festival ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS Award
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