It's not every day that a couple of ragtag documentary filmmakers land an opportunity to interview the CEO of a multimillion-dollar public utility. So it was with some trepidation that Dawn Mikkelson and James Fortier drove nearly 500 miles to Winnipeg in August of 2004 to meet Manitoba Hydro honcho Bob Brennan. For the past several months, the pair had been collecting stories from the Cree Nation of northern Manitoba about how hydroelectric power plants have affected Cree land, waterways, and people. The interview with Brennan, the thinking went, would provide a key scene for local director Mikkelson's... More >>>