Synopsis:

Choosing to support local is a simple decision that can have drastic downstream effects. In this short documentary, we hear from several experts local to Nogojiwanong, Peterborough, Ontario who help provide some answers to the question “why shop local, really?”

Behind the Scenes:

You may notice the aerials in the film. We captured all of those one chilly Sunday morning in May of 2021, with all the permits, licenses and closures required to fly there legally. Our DP Pawel Dwulit took the opportunity to fly an FPV drone down the street for some great visuals, but let’s face it, he did it for fun too. Here is a BTS video we made with the help of filmmaker Benjamin Hargreaves: