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Editor's Note

BY Kristen Hutchinson

The View From Here

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Serenity, Destruction & Inauthenticity: The Transformation of Alberta in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and THE REVENANT

BY George Kowalik

George Kowalik looks at how Alberta serves as a backdrop for the films BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and THE REVENANT.

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Digging in the Dirt: Uncovering the Silent Epidemic Among Albertan Oil Workers

BY K. J. Aiello

Advocating for improved conditions and mental health resources, this documentary offers a startling portrayal of the toxic culture in Alberta's oil and gas industry.

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“A New Chivalry”: The Calgary Stampede on Film

BY Murray Leeder

Murray Leeder examines the unease with which Alberta is repackaged for a principally American audience in films about the Calgary Stampede.

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Hopping for Hope: Ahreum Lee at The New Gallery

BY Steph Wong Ken

Ahreum Lee's HOPPING FOR HOPE utilizes maps and games to investigate concepts of boundaries and identity.

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FAVA TV: Bringing Media Art to the Masses

BY Mari Sasano

From simple spreadsheets to a million-dollar application, Mari Sasano tells the success story of the independent media distribution portal FAVA TV.

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