At the headwaters of the Flathead—America’s most pristine river located in one of the most diverse ecosystems in North America—a mining project is proposed that involves mountaintop removal and coal bed methane drilling. The project would destroy an irreplaceable landscape, critical habitat for both rare and endangered species. In Flathead Wild, we see how photographers from the International League of Conservation Photographers capture the beauty of this wilderness treasure as a step toward protecting it. Says one of the iLCP team, “If people see these images, they’re going to want to do the right thing.” —PK
Upon entering the ring, both the matador and bull are performing a ritualistic dance that is ultimately seen as an expression of man’s mastery and prowess. Unless, of course, the bullfighter is a woman. This film follows two women matadoras, who are breaking into a sport dominated by men that is, in many ways, still an exclusive realm of machismo and masculinity.