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North by Northwest: Yukon Short Films

This screening took place on
Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

Films by Yukon filmmakers and independent short films shot in the Yukon.Filmmakers in attendance. The Last Avenue Dir. Brendan Preston, Peter Jickling, Patrick Keenan, 2018, YT, 3 min Based on a poem by Peter Jickling. Fiona Dir. Ingrid Veninger, 2018, ON, 4 min Made during the Available Light Film Festival in 2018 when Ingrid was a guest at the festival. Cast via a CBC radio interview where Ingrid invited anyone interested in being on camera to email. Fiona and Michel responded. The Flour Pull at Rendezvous Dir. Ingrid Veninger, 2018, ON, 5 min Made during the Available Light Film Festival in 2018 when Ingrid was a guest at the festival. JP Michaeu and his wife Aimée discuss his preparations to compete in the 2018 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Flour Pull contest... Foretold Dir. Lulu Keating, 2018, YT, 8 min There is so much that we don’t understand. Can a dream predict the future? Can it be sent by a deceased friend? Grey Mountain Naomi Mark, Marty O'Brien, 2019, YT, 16 min Grey Mountain follows the story of Beau, a 14-year old girl living in an isolated Yukon community and dealing with the recent loss of her mother. A shocking discovery at the cemetery throws Beau’s world into chaos and sets her on a journey to get to Pioneer Creek, a remote community 100km away. Starring Assia Malapanis, Peter Jickling, Carey Mitchell, Ian Bruce Jobin. Winner of the 2018 ALFF Pitch Prize for short fiction. Rise N' Shine Dir. Silver Kim + Ashley Evans, 2019, BC/YT, 21 min This beautifully shot comedy by Vancouver actors and filmmakers Silver Kim and Teslin-raised Ashley Evans was produced by Teslin’s Tip Evans. Two down at heel dreamers can’t seem to get ahead and their relationship is simultaneously volatile and magnetic. Jim is a chronic gambler and small-time criminal. Amanda is an alcoholic whose life ambition is to open a bakery just like the one her mom ran when she was a child. Just when it seems like Amanda has thrown Jim out for good, Jim and a pal steal a trophy moose-head from the local diner and take Amanda hostage… Screening preceded with a music set by Yukon-based musician Joey O’Neil (Presented with support from Music Yukon)
  • Directed by various
  • 2018-2019, Yukon, Ontario, BC
  • 60 minutes

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    Sponsors Canada Council for the ArtsGovernment of YukonLotteries YukonTelefilm CanadaCanada Media FundNorthwestel Community TVSuper ChannelCity of WhitehorseAir North, Yukon's AirlineWhat's Up YukonQuébec CinémaArctic Star PrintingDirector's Guild of Canada - BCDriving ForceChinook Bookkeeping ServicesCouncil of Yukon First NationsKwanlin Dün Cultural CentreMuktuk Adventures Ltd.Music YukonWinterlong Brewing Co.Yukon, North of Ordinary