Documentaries « Thunderstone Pictures Inc

By: Thunderstone Pictures  09-12-2011
Keywords: Drug Abuse, Grain Elevator, Wild Rice

Documentary (2011), 72 min., HD

Realizing they are only a few years away from the complete loss of an ancient tradition, four generations of a family struggle to return to their traditional wild rice (Manomin) lake.

Documentary (2011), 34 min., HD In a remote northern reserve caught in the grips of a prescription drug abuse epidemic, a young woman named Doris is determined to overcome her [..]

Documentary (in post), 14min., HD

A unique artistic movement has established itself in the strangest place, a massive rubble pile leftover from the demolition of an old grain elevator located along the harbour front in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Documentary (2009), 46min., HD

Sometimes art imitates life, and when it does, it can be very therapeutic. Four Anishinabek (Ojibway) youth actors are forever changed as they discover striking parallels between the fictional characters they play and their own lives.

Documentary (2009), 42 min., DVCam

In 1936-37, 1700 Canadians volunteered to fight with the Spanish people against a fascist coup d’etat. This documentary features the story of Jules Paivio, one of the last living Canadian volunteers of the infamous Mackenzie-Papineau Battallion.

Documentary (2007), 28 min., DVCPro

Three generations of Woodland (Anishinawbe) artists are featured in this documentary exploring the interconnections between modern and ancient art, the land, and the importance of the traditional Ojibway value of intergenerational mentorship.

Documentary (2003), 53 min., DV

In December 2002, a small group of teenagers from Grassy Narrows First Nation started laying down in front of logging trucks. The youth have since led their community into what has become the longest standing blockade in Canadian history.

Documentary (2005), 52 min, DV

“Power and Pet-Coke” examines the controversy surrounding a series of petroleum-coke gasification power-plants proposed for Thunder Bay and communities across Northwestern Ontario.

Experimental/Documentary (2005), 13min, Super 16mm

“Borealis” uses spectacular 16mm winter imagery of Northwestern Ontario to challenge the viewer’s perceptions of the ‘pristine north’.

Keywords: Drug Abuse, Grain Elevator, Prescription Drug Abuse, Wild Rice, Youth Actors,

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Films « Thunderstone Pictures Inc

Three generations of Woodland artists are featured in this documentary exploring the interconnections between modern and ancient art, the land, and the importance of the traditional Ojibway value of intergenerational mentorship. A unique artistic movement has established itself in the strangest place, a massive rubble pile leftover from the demolition of an old grain elevator located along the harbour front in Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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Fiction Film « Thunderstone Pictures Inc

An Anishinabek legend translated to film by youth artists working with mentoring filmmakers, Eagle vs. Sparrow is about the traditional grandfather teaching of ‘humility’. Following a suicide attempt and a lengthy hospital stay in a strange city, she finds herself in group therapy with three other Anishinawbe youth. A feature film set in Northern Ontario. Drama, 21 min., Super 16mm.