Migrant crisis meets old west in new Canadian drama
Kevin Fleming CTV News Calgary Video Journalist .
It’s called Jasmine Road and is the brainchild of Canadian filmmaker Warren Sulatycky.
In Canadian productions you tend to see people taking on more than just one role within a production and for this one Sulatycky wears the hats of writer, director and producer.
“We’re shooting it like a documentary, most of it handheld, very close up, very quiet," said Sulatycky in a Friday interview with CTV Calgary. “There’s no big drama. It’s just the little steps of how people live day to day, both as a cowboy or a new refugee family”.