A documentary about how immigration changes and challenges a cowboy town.

Produced, Directed and Written by Brandy Yanchyk

Director of Photography: Jeff Allen
Editor: Sarah Taylor
Composer: Mark Zagorsky

Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos explores how immigrants, refugees and temporary foreign workers from the local meat packing plant are changing and challenging the western cowboy city of Brooks, Alberta, Canada. It also explores the city's 100 year history as it celebrates its centennial anniversary.

Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos" has been featured in these film festivals:
  • Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival 2012
  • George Lindsey UNA Film Festival 2012
  • Ghangzhou International Film Festival 2012
  • Lucerne International Film Festival Showcase 2011
  • Commffest Global Community Festival 2011
Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos" has been the winner of the following awards:
  • 2012 Royal Reel Award for the Documentary Competition at The Canada
  • International Film Festival in Vancouver
  • Honorable Mention Award: Best Documentary under 60 minutes at the 2011
  • Commffest Global Community Festival in Toronto
  • Honorable Mention Award: Humanitarian Approach at the 8th annual Montana
  • CINE International Film Festival