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Filmmaker Phelim McAleer scuffles with a #NoDAPL protester. Screenshot of video provided by Morton County

Video: #NoDAPL Protesters Scuffle With Journalist, Surround Car Preventing Them From Leaving Camp

Video: #NoDAPL Protesters Scuffle With Journalist, Surround Car Preventing Them From Leaving Camp

Yesterday I wrote about filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Magdalena Segieda posting on Facebook that they had been assaulted at a #NoDAPL protest camp and prevented from leaving. Morton County officials confirmed the incident, telling me last night that a deputy had to rescue the pair from the camp. Today I can present you with some video

Filmmaker Phelim McAleer

Filmmakers Say They Were Assaulted by #NoDAPL Protesters: “It Was a Terrifying 30 Minutes.”

UPDATE: Here’s video of the incident. Filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Magdalena Segieda visited the camps protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline today and, according to a post on their Facebook page, they were assaulted and trapped in their car for a half an hour. Here is their full account. They’re promising video at some point: I have

Free Speech: Minnesota Film Festival Censors Fracking Documentary

If you haven’t watched FrackNation, the fracking documentary by Phelim McAleer, you should. It’s available for purchase online, and is being screened at events around the nation. But not in Winona, Minnesota, it seems. At a film festival in Winona, a town in an area where much sand used in the fracking process is produced,

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