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Anyox (2021)

(75 min; documentary; 35mm + IMAX transferred to digital; 5.1)
Directed by Jessica Johnson, Ryan Ermacora 

Photo by Ryan Ermacora 


In pre-production


A former mining town in remote northwest British Columbia, Anyox is now home to mountainous slag piles accumulated as a byproduct of the early 20th century copper smelting process. Anyox depicts the lives of the town’s two sole remaining residents while simultaneously unfolding a complex labour history and a story of immense environmental degradation. Told in six chapters, combining archival material and large format cinematography, Anyox will weave a tapestry of the past and present.


This project is funded by Telefilm's Talent to Watch Program and Canada Arts Council.