ABOUT


DIGGING IN THE DIRT | SYNOPSIS

A documentary about the psychological costs of working in Alberta's oil sands and the mental health crisis that's been ignored for a decade.

TECHNICAL INFO


RUNTIME | 44 Minutes
COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION | Canada
LANGUAGE | English
ASPECT RATIO | 2.00:1
COMPLETION DATE | Sept 2019
WORLD PREMIERE | Sept 2019 (broadcast)


CREDITS


Dylan Rhys Howard
DIRECTOR

Omar Mouallem
DIRECTOR

aAron Munson
CINEMATOGRAPHER

Lizzie Derksen
WRITER

Matthew Cardinal
COMPOSER

Krystal Moss
EDITOR

Blake McWilliam
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

 

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TRAILER

A documentary about the psychological costs of working in Alberta's oil sands and the mental health crisis that's been ignored for a decade.


NEWS & PRESS


There are currently no upcoming screenings of Digging In The Dirt.

Contact us if you are interested in screening the film publicly or internally at your organization.


FINALIST: Best Documentary Over 30 Minutes
Digging in the Dirt
Blake McWilliam, Omar Mouallem & Dylan Rhys Howard, Producers, Back Road Productions
FINALIST: Best Overall Sound (Non-Fiction over 30 minutes)
Digging in the Dirt
Johnny Blerot, Digging in the Dirt, Back Road Productions
FINALIST: Best Original Musical Score (Non-Fiction over 30 minutes)
Digging in the Dirt
Matthew Cardinal, Digging in the Dirt, Back Road Productions

Mental Health and Crisis Help Is Available. Right Now.

REACH OUT


Canadian Mental Health Association Online Crisis Chat: edmonton.cmha.ca/online-crisis-chat

Canadian Mental Health Association 24 Hr Distress Line: 780 482 4357

Alberta Mental Health Helpline (24/7): 1 877 303 2642

Alberta Health Services Addiction Helpline (24/7): 1 866 332 2322

Crisis Services Canada (24/7): 1 833 456 4566

Crisis Text Support (9am to 10pm): 587 315 5000


CONTACT

Contact us for publicity, screenings or general information.

Email: DITDfilm@gmail.com



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