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Nettie Wild

Nettie Wild

Canadian filmmaker
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Occupations Film director
Countries Canada
Gender female
Birth May 18, 1952
Education University of British Columbia
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Biography

Nettie Wild (born 18 May 1952) is a Canadian documentary film filmmaker.

Education

Wild received her BFA from the University of British Columbia.

Work

In 1991 she founded the Canada Wild Production with producer Betsy Carson. Wild has directed and produced several feature-length documentary films:

  • KONELĪNE: our land beautiful (2016), about the Tahltan people, its culture, and its lands.
  • FIX: The Story of an Addicted City (2002) which deals with efforts to provide a safe injection site in Vancouver, Canada
  • A Place Called Chiapas (1998) about Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico.
  • Blockade (1993) about a Gitksan logging blockade at Gitwangak
  • A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution (1988)

Awards

Wild was awarded the audience award for best documentary film at the 1998 AFI Fest for A Place Called Chiapas. She was given Genie Awards for both A Place Called Chiapas and Fix, and won two awards at the Berlin International Film Festival for A Rustling of Leaves.

At the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (HotDocs), Wild won the Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award for KONELĪNE: our land beautiful.

At the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival, Wild's film KONELĪNE: our land beautiful won the Women in Film and Television Artistic Merit Award, presented to a Canadian feature film at VIFF written and/or directed solely by a woman.

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