Video: Short Film Chronicles Freeman’s 365-Day BWCA Stay

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New short film Bear Witness chronicles the year Dave and Amy Freeman spent in the wilderness to bring awareness to proposed sulfide-ore copper mining on the wilderness edge.


The film is broken up into four seasons and uses simple and clear narration from Dave and Amy pulled from their expedition logs. Focusing on daily tasks, spectacular scenery and the natural environment that became home for the two adventurers, Bear Witness will make you want to visit and protect this wilderness gem that in December 2016 received some good news. Federal agencies have denied Twin Metals’ lease and begun an environmental review of the Boundary Waters to determine potential impacts from mining. Learn how you can continue to support the BWCA here. 

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