Competition Documentary Short
Invasion: The Unidt’ot’en’s Fight for Sovereignty
Directed by: Michael Toledano and Sam Vinal
USA/Canada, 2019, 18m
The clans of the Wet’sewet’en Nation have sovereign land never ceded in the region commonly known as British Columbia, Canada, yet the people of this Nation regularly experience illegal white encroachment and disrespect. In this glimpse into 21st century “warfare,” Indigenous anti-pipeline protestors show their steely resolve against oppression and human rights violations.