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Mudflats Living

Mudflats Living

| 28 min

In this short documentary from the 70s, we get a glimpse of life inside an artistic community in the mudflats area of North Vancouver. An anti-establishment group, they live as squatters, rejecting drugs while practicing a philosophy of love for the universe. They also reject the values of mainstream society, as embodied by the mayor of North Vancouver, who wants to turn their “home” into a shopping centre.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

Credits
  • director
    Robert Fresco
    Kris Paterson
  • producer
    Peter Jones
  • sound
    Charlie Richmond
  • editing
    Sally Paterson

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