4:30 m / Live Action Short / Canada
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Laemmle Music Hall | Noon to 1:00pm | Program Student Block | FREE Event
Three university friends embark on an adventure they hope never to forget. In the middle of their first tour, the engine of the rover breaks down, isolated and freezing in the dark, they wait for rescue.
Includes a post screening Q&A with the director (s)
Dustin McGladrey is an emerging Nisga’a filmmaker working within the entertainment and media industry. He has worked in Radio Broadcasting for seven years attaining 6,680 hours of on-air experience. He is currently attending the Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Program at Capilano University where his skills are being developed to become a scriptwriter and director. He is also a part of the 2018 Polaris Music Prize grand jury and helped select Jeremy Dutcher to win the grand prize, which gives him pride. His goal is to turn Polar Tour into a feature film and to complete a Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia.
50% of the cast and over 90% of the crew are first nations or métis.