Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Digging in the Dirt
Thursday, Feb. 13, 7-9 p.m.
Digging in the Dirt (2019) is a powerful documentary on mobility and mental health in Fort McMurrary, AB. Profiling several oil and gas workers, their families, and experts in the field, the film explores the benefits and costs of the industry as men share their stories of depression and drug addiction spurred by a toxic mixture of high salaries and machismo work camp culture.
Featuring a discussion with film directors and producers Dylan Rhys Howard and Omar Mouallem, NL Construction Sector Association’s Jackie Manuel, Critical Incident Stress Management for Communities founder Valerie O’Leary, and OTM Co-Investigator Dr. Sara Dorow
Presented by On the Move Partnership