Bones of The Forest (1995)

72 min   |   English   |  Producer  Velcrow Ripper   |   Director Heather Frise & Velcrow Ripper

”A work of uncommon beauty.”

John Dippong - Moving Images

 

"Lyrical, visually gorgeous...this prize winner is a must-see."

Hawaii International Film Festival

“Powerful...incredibly beautiful.”

C.B.C. Almanac 

 

"Moody, compelling...in the end I measured everything  (at Hot Docs  festival) 

against the meditative allure of Bones of the Forest, which is in a class by itself."

Barbara Mainguy - LIFT Journal

 

"A Koyanisquaatsi meets Natural Born Killers...

the true stars are the photography, editing and the music.”

Adrian Lackey - Edmonton Vue

GENIE AWARD - Best Feature Documentary - Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television

BEST OF THE FESTIVAL - Atlantic International Film Festival

BEST OF THE FESTIVAL - Hot Docs

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY  - Hot Docs

BEST OVER ALL SOUND - Hot Docs

SPECIAL JURY AWARD (GOLDEN MAILLE) - Hawaii International Film Festival

GUERILLA FILMMAKING AWARD - Ann Arbor Film Festival

BEST NON-CONVENTIONAL FILM -  Missoula international Wildlife Film Festival 

RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK AWARD -  “For Insight and Perception in Media”

OPENING FILM CANADIAN IMAGES Vancouver International Film Festival