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Memory Trap: The Herd that Wouldn’t Disappear

This screening took place on
Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1:00pm
Globe Theatre Atlin, BC

Whitehorse-filmmaker Allan Code’s MEMORY TRAP: The Herd that Wouldn’t Disappear follows the Forty Mile Caribou Herd for a year through remote wilderness of North Yukon and Alaska, telling their story of survival and how traditional knowledge and science saved the herd from near extinction. Commissioned by the Yukon Film Society to celebrate its 30th Anniversary. Preceeded by The Grasslands Project: No Other Place, Sask, 2016, 9min The landscape of Canada’s southern Prairies is spectacular, and has influenced artists for thousands of years. Five prairie artists from across the grasslands region take us to the places that inspire them. This film explores the landscape through the words and works of these artists and reminds us that the natural world exerts a powerful influence on both our creativity and our spirit.

Banff TRAILER - Memory Trap "The Herd that Wouldn't Disappear" from Mike Fuller on Vimeo.

  • Directed by Allan Code
  • 2015, Yukon
  • 50 minutes

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