Kristen Carthew, the director will be available for Q&A at the Yellow Knife Capitol Theatre screening happening March 8, 2018. This date is significant as it’s International Women’s Day and Kristen being a female director feels honored to have been asked to be apart of this day with Yellow Knife Capitol Theatre! She is looking forward to meeting everyone who is able to attend this screening.
GENRE: Coming of Age, Wilderness Adventure, & Drama
LOGLINE: Set at the Arctic Circle, The Sun At Midnight tells the story of an unexpected friendship between a hunter obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd and a teenage rebel who gets lost while on the run.
SYNOPSIS: Set in the Alaskan Subarctic, The Sun At Midnight tells the story of an unusual friendship between a hunter (Duane Howard) obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd and a teenage rebel (Devery Jacobs) who gets lost while on the run. In the wake of her mother’s death, Lia, a 16-year-old urban princess, is sent to spend the summer with her Gwich’in grandmother in a small Subarctic community. Desperate to return to city life she steals a boat and sets out into the vast Northern wilderness hoping to reach the nearest town. Totally lost, she is discovered by Alfred, a Gwich’in hunter who reluctantly takes her under his wing as he navigates the massive landscape in search of caribou. When Alfred is severely wounded in a bear attack Lia pushes on and fights to save both of their lives.