END OF LAND - A feature-length documentary film

by Mirabel Pictures / WeOwnTV
END OF LAND - A feature-length documentary film
Jul 9, 2020

End of Land: Project Report 01, Summer 2020

Thanks to the generous support of our GlobalGiving community, as well as a grant from the International Documentary Association’s Enterprise Fund, our team has been continuing our work to develop END OF LAND. Initially, we had hoped to scout in Yamal to find and build strong relationships with our subjects this summer. We have had to shift our production plans to the global coronavirus pandemic and now hope to carry out this scout in March 2021. COVID-19 has also impacted the Nenets and gas workers everyday lives on the Yamal Peninsula, forcing the Nenets to carve out new migration routes to avoid crossing gas plants that have become viral hotspots as gas workers travel back and forth from their homes. We will continue to track the situation to ensure that our subjects and crew work in the safest possible way. 

This temporary production pause, however, has opened up new opportunities for in-depth research and collaboration. We are working with our Russian and Siberian collaborators to learn more about the complexities of life in Yamal, the devastating impacts the climate is having this summer (see a telling article about Siberia's hottest summer on record in the article linked below), as well as the resilience and creativity the people living in Yamal are displaying in the face of such unprecedented challenges. We will look forward to continuing our work with our collaborators, as well as fundraising and sharpening our creative vision for sharing this important story.

Thank you for your support and interest in END OF LAND. We look forward to staying in touch!


Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Mirabel Pictures / WeOwnTV

Location: San Francisco, CA - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @WeOwnTV
Project Leader:
Sara Dosa
San Francisco, CA United States
$2,996 raised of $75,000 goal
33 donations
$72,004 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Mirabel Pictures / WeOwnTV has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.