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PROGRAM

On the Verge

  • Canada
  • 2019
  • 41min
  • color
  • Documentary
  • ALL
  • Asian Premiere

The Powell River in British Columbia is a forestry area that has provided strong lumber to the world for a long time. There are many big rock walls which could be compared to those in Yosemite and are good for climbing. To get to those walls, mountaineers use the roads that had been paved deep into the valleys for the purpose of transporting lumber. When the logging industry, which has been the core of the local economy, reaches far enough to cut the old-growth forests, however, the locals and the mountaineers face the dilemma of conflicts between development and preservation. They review the direction of the lumber industry that has reached the point of depleting natural resources and discuss the sustainable development that turns the infrastructure of the local economy into mountain climbing sports and tourism. (SEO Do-eun)

 

[Screening Information]

-UMFF On Air (Online Screening) / 10.23 ~ 11.01 (10 days) / World-wide Open

* Every film is only available from 00:00(KST) on its start date to 23:59(KST) on its end date. 

Director

  • Robin MUNSHAW

    Born and raised in the Coast Mountains of BC, Canada. Robin's visual style and interests have developed from a lifetime spent immersed in the wilderness. 

Credit

  • ProducerRobin MUNSHAW
  • Cast Christie DIONNE, Matt HODGSON, Rob RICHARDS
  • Cinematography Robin MUNSHAW
  • Editor Robin MUNSHAW
  • Music Robin MUNSHAW
  • Sound Robin MUNSHAW
  • Script Robin MUNSHAW

Schedule