48 min   |   Director

Feature Documentary

A personal journey into a remote Native Alaskan village and its people, whose stories of struggle and resilience show a community fighting for its future.

Distribution: Al Jazeera International, Correspondent Series Collaborators:

Amira Abujbara (Journalist)
Chapin Hall (DP)

Tom Visser (Sound)

Nathan Caswell (Editor)

Kayla Briet (Composer)


One aspect of this film which I thought was very interesting was about the feeling of being not exactly from one place or another. In today’s modern world of global families, what can you both say about this effect, and how can (or should) filmmakers tackle this duality?

– No Film School


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