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North by Northwest: Yukon Short Films

This screening took place on
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 12:00pm
The Globe Theatre, Atlin, BC{ifelse:if screening_location != "At Home"}Other

Boy, those Yukoners got talent and tell good stories... Filmmakers in attendance!

When the Rainmaker Came to Dawson City Dir. Chris Healey, 2019, 2min

On August 10, 1905, the Yukon Government entered into a contract with Charles Hatfield, a self-proclaimed “moisture accelerator.”

Beat Box Dir. Jona Barr, Lia Fabre-Dimsdale, 2019, YT, 3min

Music and instruction by John Stosh.

Foretold Dir. Lulu Keating, 2019, 8min

There is so much that we don’t understand. Can a dream predict the future? Can it be sent by a deceased friend?

Some Like Hot (Some Like it Cold) Dir. Liz McCarville, Rebecca Manias, 2019, 5min

A winning Yukon48 film, a la Busby Berkeley...

Sympathy for the Devil Dir. Ange Bonnici, 2019, 5min

Even the Devil can get stage fright.

Grey Mountain Dir. Marty O’Brien, Naomi Mark, 2019, 16min

Beau is a 14-year old girl dealing with the recent loss of her mother. A shocking discovery at the cemetery throws Beau’s world into chaos. Starring Assia Malapanis, Peter Jickling, Carey Mitchell, Ian Bruce Jobin. Winner of the 2018 ALFF Pitch Prize for short fiction.

Last Avenue Dir. Peter Jickling, Brendan Preston, Patrick Keenan, 2019, 3min

Based on a poem by Peter Jickling.

Homecoming Song Dir. Daniel Janke, 2019, 20min

A poetic documentary that combines archival material, animation and interviews to tell the parallel stories of two Indigenous men who came home. Many years ago, Kaax’achgook of the Kiks.adi clan of southeast Alaska disappeared at sea, and was thought lost by his family and people. Three years later he returned with a song telling of his experiences. When Tagish man, Pete Sidney came back after fighting in the Second World War, his mother Angela Sidney sang this ancient song for him.

  • Directed by various
  • 2018-19, Yukon
  • 62 minutes

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