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Culture Days Yukon: NFB shorts for everyone!

This screening took place on
Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:00pm
Multi Purpose Room (MPR) @ Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

FREE SCREENING AS PART OF CULTURE DAYS! NFB Shorts for the Whole Family! Includes NFB animated classics, a new NFB animation with a music score by Whitehorse-based composer Daniel Janke (Mountain of SGaana) and two locally made short films that were produced and screened as part of the Yukon48 Filmmaking Challenge hosted by YFS in January 2018: Loon Manding and Soundface Interface. Soundface Interscape Jon Gelinas & Sam Skinner, 2018, YT, 3min Two kids meet to interface and remix their experiences in a trans-human audio-visual collaboration. Loon Manding Peschke/McCallum/Lien, 2018, YT, 3min Two astronauts stumble upon alien life during their first trip to the moon. Jury winner of the 2018 Yukon48 Filmmaking Challenge. Shaman Echo Henoche, 2017, NL, 5min Based on a legend, Shaman recounts the story of a polar bear that’s transformed into a mountain in the community of Nain, Labrador. It’s a Dog’s Life Biano-Leverin+Rembauville, 2012, FRA/CAN, 7min This animation features Fifi the dog, who fantasizes about interstellar travel as an escape from his existence as the family scapegoat. Threads Torill Kove, 2017, NOR/CAN, 8min The beauty and complexity of parental love is explored in a new animation by ‘The Danish Poet’ filmmaker. The Mountain of SGaana Christopher Auchter, 2017, BC, 10min A wondrous tale of a man stolen away to the spirit world by a SGaana (the Haida word for “orca”) and the woman who rescues him. Music by Whitehorse composer, Daniel Janke. Three Thousand Asinnajaq, 2017, NU, 14 min Artist Asinnajaq throws a creative net into the National Film Board of Canada’s audiovisual archive, weaving historic footage of the Inuit into a stunningly original animation where she recasts the past, present and future of the Inuit in a surprising new light.
  • Directed by various
  • various, Canada
  • 50 minutes

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