COMMUNITY TV BROADCAST NEXT WEEK!
Starting on March 5, Journeys to Adaka will be shown on Northwestel Community TV, our local (Yukon and NWT) community channel that got behind this documentary right from the start. Cable subscribers in Whitehorse and Yellowknife: check your local schedule for times. We so excited to share this film with northern audiences!
ALFF AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Journeys to Adäka by Fritz Mueller, Sagafish Media, and Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association took home the 2018 ALFF Audience Choice Award for Best Canadian Feature Documentary. And Indian Horse by Stephen Campanelli, Richard Wagamese, Devonshire Productions and Screen Siren Pictures won the 2018 ALFF Audience Choice Award for Best Canadian Feature Fiction.
RED CARPET AT AVAILABLE LIGHT FILM FESTIVAL
Team Journeys to Adäka on the carpet at the Available Light Film Festival. From left: director Fritz Mueller, Cherri and Wayne Price, Gary and Felisha Johnson, producer Teresa Earle, and missing our road warrior Diyet Van Lieshout who had to dash because they travelled from Burwash Landing to be at the screening and had to get home that night.
So dedicated to sharing their stories. This film just scratches the surface of the commitment and sacrifice of the artists and cultural leaders in our community.
CHANTAL RONDEAU ATTENDS CALIFORNIA SCREENING
Chantal Rondeau is in northern California to attend screenings at the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival. MAHSI CHO to Chantal for representing the documentary Journeys to Adäka and the Adäka Cultural Festival community this weekend with multiple screenings, Q&As, interviews, talking with film distributors.
Chantal is passionate about issues that are important to her, and she spoke with media about why she wanted to be part of this documentary and how this story about 7 artists coming together for the festival is universal to communities around the world.
JOURNEYS TO ADAKA GOES TO KLUANE COUNTRY, WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Dennis and Jenny Shorty will be in attendance at the Saturday Dec 9 screening of Journeys to Adaka. This 3pm screening is part of the Haines Junction Mountain Festival 2017 co-hosted by Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. What better way to celebrate International Mountain Day!
We are so honoured that this film is being shown in conjunction with a culture and language workshop hosted by Khâsha and CAFN. Join us at Da Kų Cultural Centre in Haines Junction on Sat. Dec. 9 for a screening of the film.