2010 Mountainfilm Commitment Grant Recipients

The five winning 2010 grantees are:

Richard Linnett: Paradox Valley U.S.A.
Paradox Valley U.S.A. is a documentary about how the global “nuclear renaissance” is coming to a humble corner of America. George Glasier, a former mining executive turned rancher, and his business partners are poised to break ground in Paradox Valley, Colorado, on the first new uranium mill in this country since the Cold War. This is the story of the making—or the unmaking—of that mill. Read more...
 
Paul Colangelo: Sacred Headwaters, Sacred Journey
The Sacred Headwaters, a remote mountainous region in northern British Columbia, is the shared birthplace of three of BC's great salmon-bearing rivers, the Stikine, Skeena and Nass. Known as the "Serengeti of the North," it supports one of the largest predator-prey ecosystems in North America with large populations of grizzlies, wolves, woodland caribou, moose, mountain goats and stone sheep. The Tahltan First Nation has lived in the Sacred Headwaters region for thousands of years. Read more...
 
Katie Mustard: Soul of the Sea
Soul of the Sea is a documentary that follows one woman’s unrelenting desire to solo kayak the most challenging waters on the planet, for the sake of saving an animal whose future is uncertain. Read more...
 
Mbambu and the Mountains of the Moon: Natasa & Lucian Muntean
This is a story about a sixteen-year old girl, Mbambu from the village of Kilembe, at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains or also called the Mountains of the Moon, Uganda, who wants to be the first in her family to complete secondary school. Read more...
 
Isaac Brown: Terra Blight
Terra Blight is a feature-length documentary about America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology. Read more...

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