Documentary Team

Monica Gutierrez

Director
Monica has worked with Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) for the past 3 years. She is passionate about the potential for art to tell stories of resistance and inspire action. She has worked as a producer and camera operator in various documentaries concerned with environmental and human rights issues in Canada and South America.

Zoe Pepper-Cunningham

Lead Researcher & Assistant Producer
Zoe is a graduate of McGill and during her undergraduate degree worked extensively at the McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA). Her passion about social justice issues led her to work with Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie (PASC) and the RedHer network in Colombia.

Galen Brown

Editor
Galen is a Director and Editor at 3004 Studios, a boutique production house focused on producing work related to environmental preservation, the vibrancy and importance of the arts, and profiles of youth leaders in Toronto.

Edgardo Moreno

Composer
Edgardo Moreno was spiritually born in a cross-fire coup d'etat. He writes music for film, television, contemporary dance and theatre. His compositions have been called compelling, haunting, driven and richly textured. Edgardo has also worked creating Sound Art and has participated and performed in Argentina, Sweden, Chile, Venezuela.

Project Partners

Mining Injustice Solidarity Network

Partner
MISN:
Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN)1 is a grassroots, volunteer-run group that works to bring the voices and experiences of communities impacted by extractive industries to Toronto, Canada, a country where over 75% of global mining businesses are based.2 As Canada is a leader within the international mining industry, we recognize the necessity for a movement within Canada to demand accountability in this sector. As such, MISN organizes to highlight and confront negligent mining practices.

Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie

Partner
The Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie (PASC) is a collective based in Quebec that works to create a direct solidarity network with Colombian communities and organizations struggling for life, dignity and autonomy. Born out of the continent-wide organizing against the free trade agreements of the early 2000s, the PASC facilitates international accompaniment, disseminates information about Colombian social movements and confronts Canadian imperialist interests in the ongoing Colombian conflict. The PASC uses a horizontal organizing model and makes decisions by consensus. The collective coordinates a larger network of allies who sustain projects like our Urgent Action Network and provide translation.