Melina Laboucan-Massimo interview with Rob Stewart
Melina Laboucan Massimo from the Indigenous Environmental Network and Greenpeace: Interview with Revolution Filmmaker, Rob Stewart http://therevolutionmovie.com/
Melina Laboucan-Massimo is a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation and a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace Canada. Facing firsthand the impacts of the Alberta tar sands to her traditional territory, Laboucan-Massimo has been a vocal advocate for Indigenous rights for the past 10 years. She has written numerous articles on the tar sands and produced short documentaries on water issues and Indigenous cultural revitalization. Joining Greenpeace in 2009, she helped to raise the alarm bells on the tar sands, including a related incident with one of the largest oil spills in Alberta near her home community of Little Buffalo.
Rob Stewart is the Director, Producer and Filmmaker behind the award-winning documentaries Sharkwater, which changed the way people around the world view sharks; and Revolution, about saving humanity and protecting the environment from threats such as carbon pollution that causes ocean acidification and climate change. An environmentalist, Stewart has also published two books –Sharkwater: An Odyssey to Save the Planet and his most recent, Save the Humans. http://therevolutionmovie.com/