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Welcome to the new re-designed Manly Media website. Please take your time to explore the site, watch trailers, featured full length films and selected source footage. For a limited time we have a DVD special to celebrate the re-launch of the site. There are an assortment of DVD's on sale for $15 plus tax and shipping. [read more]
‘Voices of the River’ is a 46 minute film that explores the historic and contemporary uses and values of the Nanaimo River watershed. [read more]
On the Road to Find Out explores issues related to the relocation of people with mental illness from smaller communities to larger centers in order to access mental health services. The film profiles three people: Martin, Gail, and Mark; each with a unique story and perspective. [read more]
Water is largely taken for granted by consumers but it’s becoming “blue gold” in the 21st century. Troubled Water examines the threats to public water systems and watersheds using the East Coast of Vancouver Island as a case study [read more]
This short video describes the situation with a proposed contaminated soil site in a quarry in the headwaters of the Shawnigan Lake watershed. The lake provides drinking water for over 7,000 people and any leeching of the toxic materials from the site will contaminate the lake and destroy the drinking water source. [read more]
Troubled Water examines the threats to public water systems and watersheds on Vancouver Island. Privatization, Public Private Partnerships (P3’s), privately owned community watersheds, vulnerable aquifers, ground water contamination and international trade agreements all threaten to further undermine the safety and security of public water systems, public ownership and the fundamental human right to access clean drinking water. [read more]
‘Voices of the River’, a 45 minute documentary film about the Nanaimo River watershed will premiere at Nanaimo Centre Stage, 25 Victoria Rd., Nanaimo, on Friday September 21st with two screenings, followed by live acoustic and electric performance with local musicians featured in the sound-track. [read more]