Friday, April 6, 7-8:30pm

ALL YUKON


My Indian Bum
Kerry Barber, Yukon Territory, Canada, 4 min 45 sec
Yeah, it is true ... most First Nations have flat bums. So what of it? (YV)
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 


Fashioning Fur
Gerald Dickson, Yukon Territory, Canada, 15 min
A look at the Dawson City Fur Show and an attempt to revive age old traditions.

 


Adaygooay Brought the Caribou Back
Mary Code, Yukon Territory, Canada, 6 min
Aydaygooay has power nobody knows. The caribou have been disrespected and he must try to bring them back. This Sayisi Dene legend was related to Director Mary Code by her father, John Clipping in 1975. With animation and live action, the story of Aydaygooay takes place in the central barrens and tundra-forest of Northern Canada.
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 

Tending Toward Silence (World Premiere)
Arlin McFarlane, Yukon Territory, Canada, 8 min
A dying woman does not want her last days to be in the sterile, artificial world of a hospital, and goes about building her own special resting place. The boundary between the physical and imaginary worlds is explored in this eight-minute creation of Whitehorse writer-director-producer Arlin McFarlane.
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 


The End
Duane Gastant’ Aucoin, Yukon Territory, Canada, 45 sec
Survival of the fittest with pipe cleaners and plasticine. (IN)

 


-40C
Paul Davis, Yukon Territory, Canada, 13 min 42 sec
It is forty below and pitch dark. You are biking to work in ice-fog where visibility can drop to less than 3 metres, in air so cold that an unfiltered breath will instantly freeze the lungs. Still, you go…
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 


The Northernairs
Richard Lawrence and Rachel Grantham, Yukon Territory, Canada, 5 min, 2000
Fall, 1951. Rusty, a fiddler, and Bill, a piano player, marry in Whitehorse. One month later, the Reids play their first New Year's Eve dance as members of the Northernairs. On the last day of December 2000, they ring in their 50th consecutive year on stage. A tribute to two Yukon musical legends. (Not in competition)
(Filmmakers in Attendance)

 


Last Stop for Miles
Celia McBride, Yukon Territory, Canada, 6 min

In a small city north of 60, a woman named January hits the road and the bottle, running from a man and heading nowhere fast. A series of curious events begin to unfold forcing her to make an unexpected change in plans.
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

 


Descendre la riviere pour prier / Down to the River to Pray
(World Premiere)

Marten Berkman, Yukon Territory, Canada, 22 min

North of the arctic circle, a group of paddlers navigate a remote and wild river. What starts out as a white water adventure turns into an inner journey, as the river, the mountains, the wild life and perpetual light provide insight of an unexpected kind.
(Filmmaker in Attendance)

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