About the Film
Guardians of Eternity investigates the toxic legacy of an abandoned gold mine in northern Canada. The Giant Mine is closed now, but the mess that has been left behind will be with us forever. The Yellowknives Dene First Nation is on the front line because the mine is on their land.
UN Sustainable Development Goal #6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Length: 45 min
Genre: Social Interest
Cast & Credits
Director: France Benoit
Producer: Kelly Saxberg
Locations & Showtimes
Sunday November 20 | 2:30PM
River Park Auditorium
Join the post-show conversation with local and international artists and experts.
FRANCE BENOIT | POLICY ADVISOR/FILMMAKER
France Benoit is a policy advisor turned filmmaker who then decided to become a farmer. After a feature documentary, she switched to short films and recently completed her first short fiction. France continues to live self-sufficiently in the boreal forest outside of Yellowknife, pumping her water from the lake, heating her home from wood and drawing her energy from the sun.