Water Warriors

A Short Film & Documentary Exhibition

By Michael Premo & Andrew Stern

In rural New Brunswick, Canada an indigenous community and non-native locals have dared to challenge one of today’s most powerful forces: the wildly lucrative oil and gas boom sweeping North America. When a Texas energy company began searching for natural gas last year, these unlikely warriors united to try to drive out the company — and the Canadian police — in an ongoing campaign to protect their land and water. This is an intimate peek behind the scenes of what The Guardian has called “the frontline of a democratic fight.”