Canada 2021, 14 min, No Dialogue

When throngs of tourists flock to the world’s “polar bear capital,” the bears are forced to strategize. Which is the best route for avoiding humans? How will they evade ambushes by wildlife officers? From the bears’ perspective, migration season brings about difficult challenges.

Previous Festivals: TIFF, IDFA, True/False, In the Palace International Short Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Aspen Film Festival

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Screening Schedule:
  • Sat 28.05 | 10:30 | Venue Cinematheque 2
  • Fri 03.06 | 12:00 | Venue Cinematheque 5
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From May 26th until June 5th

Jack is an award-winning cinematographer living in Toronto. His work has screened at major film festivals including TIFF, Sundance, IDFA, Hot Docs, and SXSW. When Two Worlds Collide (Best Debut Feature, Sundance 2016); Take a Walk on the Wild Side (2018, Canadian Screen Award for Best Short Documentary).

Gabriela is a cinematographer based in Toronto. With a background in visual arts and dance, she brings an intuitive sense to her work. Projects she’s collaborated on have premiered at TIFF, IDFA, Hot Docs, and Camerimage, among others.

Production: Jack Weisman
Production Company: Documist
Editing: Andres Landau, Will Miller, Jack Weisman
Cinematography: Gabriela Osio Vanden, Sam Holling, Jack Weisman
Sound Design: David Rose

Source: The New Yorker