The Mill (2019)

  • Documentary
  • 52m

As the 2020 deadline to close the local Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility approaches, the divided community of Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada is facing a major turning point in the environmental controversy surrounding the local pulp mill. Will the Government of Nova Scotia allow a new plan to pipe treated effluent directly into local fishing grounds? As opposition to the pipe mounts,can what separates a community also bring it together in new ways? The Mill was nominated for a 2020 Canadian Screen Award for Best Documentary Program.


Director David W. Craig
Producer Ann Bernier