24 Days in Brooks

24 Days in Brooks

                                24 Days in Brooks
| 42 min

Over the course of a decade Brooks, Alberta, transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and refugees flocked to find jobs at the Lakeside Packers slaughterhouse. This film is a portrait of those people working together and adapting to change through the first-ever strike at Lakeside.

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  • writer
    Dana Inkster
  • director
    Dana Inkster
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • narration
    Clifton Joseph
  • editor
    Paul Mortimer
  • consultant
    Gil Cardinal
  • camera
    Tom Couchman
    Daron Donahue
    Lisa Fryklund
    Sidney Bailey
    Morton Molyneux
    Shaun Henning
    Patrick McLaughlin
  • location sound
    Gary Bruckner
    Mike Myrden
    Igal Petel
    Jamie Kidd
  • photography
    Brad Wrobleski
  • original music
    Kory Lowe
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
    Derek Mazur

  • gjukes

    When this came out I remember wondering how this facility was able to produce safe meat. I guess it was just a matter of time.

    gjukes, 13 Oct 2012