Five Musicians, 15 Dates, 90 Songs, Millions of Fans, One Unforgettable Summer

The Tragically Hip's Historic Tour Immortalized in New Documentary from Bell Media

Production underway on electric and emotional documentary from Banger Films

and award-winning directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier.


TORONTO - November 01, 2016  
+ full press release 


In tribute to Gord Downie, CTV will present LONG TIME RUNNING in a special advance,

commercial-free world television premiere on Friday October 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
+ info



A first look at the upcoming feature film about The Tragically Hip and their historic

Man Machine Poem tour.

+ trailer ↓




The Anthropocene Project and museum exhibitions announced for Fall 2018
+ art gallery of ontario press release



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The third film in a trilogy from Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and

Edward Burtynsky will be premiering as an Official Selection for TIFF 2018

Check out the trailer below! +Opening in select theatres September 28, 2018








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Now in Select Theatres across Canada: ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch

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★★★★  [out of 4] — The Globe and Mail

★★★★  [out of 4] — Toronto Star

★★★★  [out of 4] — National Post



Now open: Anthropocene museum exhibitions

at the Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada


Anthropocene at the AGO / September 28, 2018 - January 6, 2019











Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier,

Anthropocene exhibition view at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Photos: [left] Alanna Smith, [right] Dean Tomlinson ©2018 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto


Anthropocene at the NGC / September 28, 2018 - February 24, 2019











Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier,
Anthropocene exhibition view at the National Gallery of Canada.

Photos: NGC, Ottawa


Ancient Forest Alliance installation

Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, Nuit Blanche 2018




















Ancient Forest Alliance installation by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier

as part of The Anthropocene Project, AGO Walker Court, Nuit Blanche, 2018.

Photo: Jennifer Rowsom, ©AGO Toronto




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ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch won the Rogers Best Canadian Film award at the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, as well as the Best Canadian Documentary at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards. Having previously been awarded the TFCA prize, we decided to split Rogers’ generous $100,000 award between runners-up Sofia Bohdanowicz [Maison du Bonheur], Sadaf Foroughi [Ava] and TIFF’s #ShareHerJourney initiative.






















Photo:  Peter Howell


ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch will have its European Premiere as part of the Berlinale Special programme at The Berlin International Film Festival.


Kino Lorber will be distributing ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch in the United States in partnership with Kanopy. A theatrical release is planned for September to coincide with the UN Climate Change Summit. + details


Phosphor Tailings Pond #4, Near Lakeland, Florida, USA 2012

photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto



ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch premiered to a full house at Sundance on Friday, January 26, 2019. The directors, along with distinguished guest Robert F. Kennedy Jr., participated in a panel organized by Dell and moderated by Vicki Heyman about Change Agents in the Anthropocene. [Below]

Thanks to all who came out!


Photo: Julia Johnston



Photo: Bruce Heyman







ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch had its European Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 13th. The directors were joined on-stage by Anthropocene Working Group member Dr. Juliana Assunção Ivar do Sul for a Q&A following the screening.





















Photo: Julia Johnston