On Wednesday, B.C. conservationist and filmmaker Ian McAllister was in Victoria for the première of his new Imax film Great Bear Rainforest: Land of the Spirit Bear.
McAllister, who came up with the name Great Bear Rainforest, has been dedicated to protecting the wilderness that is one of the world’s largest temperate rainforests. The film, which took three years to create using the latest lightweight Imax cameras, is part of his efforts to show the world how important it is to preserve the rare and fragile forest.
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