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Treading Water DVD

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TREADING WATER – Plight of the Manitoba First Nation Flood Evacuees
Written & Directed by  Janelle Wookey & Jérémie Wookey
Produced by Janelle Wookey (Wookey Films), Jocelyn Mitchell & Jeff Newman (Nüman Films)
48:05 | Documentary | Colour | April 2014 | Canada

In 2011, 2100 First Nation people were forced from their homes after artificially diverted floodwater swamped their communities to save the city of Winnipeg and other major urban centers.

Three years later, evacuees are still stranded and drowning as the pawns in a political firestorm between the First Nation bands, the Manitoba Association of Native Firefighters, hotel owners and the federal and provincial governments. The displacement has triggered a rise in substance abuse and suicide rates. Plans for getting people home seem to be at a standstill.

Treading Water is a deeply intimate look at the unexpected, untold story of the real-life evacuees behind the national headlines of the 2011 Manitoba flood.

** As seen on CBC and APTN!
** Winner of Best Short Documentary at the
2014 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival 


BUY THE DVD FOR HOME USE – $20

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BUY THE DVD FOR SINGLE SITE USE – $65
(includes K-12 and Public Libraries)

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BUY THE DVD FOR INSTITUTIONAL USE – $265

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