Published on Mar 12, 2014
Melina Laboucan-Massimo from the Indigenous Environmental Network and Greenpeace: Interview with Revolution Filmmaker, Rob Stewart http://therevolutionmovie.com/
Melina Laboucan-Massimo is a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation and a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace Canada. Facing firsthand the impacts of the Alberta tar sands to her traditional territory, Laboucan-Massimo has been a vocal advocate for Indigenous rights for the past 10 years. She has written numerous articles on the tar sands and produced short documentaries on water issues and Indigenous cultural revitalization. Joining Greenpeace in 2009, she helped to raise the alarm bells on the tar sands, including a related incident with one of the largest oil spills in Alberta near her home community of Little Buffalo.
Filmmaker Rob Stewart, Producer and Director of Revolution, a full-length feature film that is inspiring humanity to change the world and save our planet. Stewart takes us from saving the world’s sharks to the most important issue today, Ocean Acidification. Along with world renowned experts, he learns that past evolutions can help solve some of our current and future environmental problems. Startling, beautiful and provocative, Revolution has won many awards at international film festivals and shows us that we can make a difference. Stewart previously directed the award-winning film, Sharkwater.