Forbidden Forest

Forbidden Forest

| 1 h 9 min

This feature-length documentary tells the story of two very different men brought together by New Brunswick's decision to hand the management of millions of acres of Crown land to six multinationals. One man is an Acadian woodlot owner retired after nearly 40 years in a pulp mill; the other is a painter and winemaker with homes in France and New Brunswick.

The activitists travel to Finland, home of UPM-Kymmene, one of the largest licence holders of New Brunswick Crown lands, to urge company officials to practise responsible forestry. They also go head-to-head with the provincial government to secure a new community-based forestry policy that is environmentally sustainable and produces more jobs than the highly mechanized techniques used today.

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Forbidden Forest, Kevin W. Matthews, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • participant
    Jean Guy Comeau
    Francis Wishart
  • réalisateur
    Kevin W. Matthews
  • producteur
    Kent Martin
    Lloyd Salomone
  • écriture
    Jonathan Collicott
    Kevin W. Matthews
  • photographie
    Jonathan Collicott
    Kevin W. Matthews
  • None
    Jonathan Collicott
    Kevin W. Matthews
    Gregg Alan
    Alicia Darrah
    Lloyd Salomone
    MacDonald & Spacek Chartered Accountants
    Roberta Nixon
    Glen Ross
    Victoria Clark
    Marianne Eiselt
    Dean Gaudet
    John Marshall
    Sebastien MacLean
    Hellga Rennke
    Gilles Wilson
  • monteur en ligne
    Steve Cooke
  • mise en marché
    Roberta Nixon
    Lloyd Salomone
    Delia Smith
  • publicité
    Roberta Nixon
    Lloyd Salomone
    Delia Smith
  • narration
    Kevin W. Matthews
  • gérant de production
    Kevin W. Matthews
    Lloyd Salomone
  • recherchiste
    Jonathan Collicott
    Kevin W. Matthews
  • obtention des droits
    Roberta Nixon
    Lloyd Salomone
  • soutien technique
    John Christenson
    Alan Edwards
    Rodrigo Gutierrez
  • animation - titre
    Matthew Murray
  • traduction
    Marianne Eiselt
    José Ouimet
    Gilles Wilson
  • commis de studio
    Stephanie Coolen
    Vanessa Larsen
  • coordonnateur technique
    Patricia Coughran
  • agent, marketing
    Philip Moscovitch
  • administrateur de programme
    John William Lutz

  • kruscito

    @doright - Not that I'm aware of! I asked our collection curator and he said the same thing. Sorry!

    kruscito, 26 Jui 2012
  • doright

    has there been a follow-up to this film?

    doright, 22 Jui 2012
  • sandino

    A culture is only as good as its woods.

    sandino, 16 Jul 2011
  • sandpiper

    Thank you Jean Guy, Francais and Kevin very informative documentary. It is alarming to see such devastation in our New Brunswick forests and what is happening to our proud hard workers in New Brunswick. I didn't really know how bad the situation really was. It's alarming. I admire your commitment in trying to make changes for our province. Thank you!

    sandpiper, 11 Sep 2010
  • adrian

    this film is a heartbreaking and beautiful portrait of two incongruous men doing what so many more must do

    adrian, 1 Sep 2010

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