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Polaris (Director’s Cut)

Polaris (Director’s Cut) (No dialogue)
Wednesday, July 31st, 2024
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Wednesday, July 31st, 2024
at 20:15
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July 31st, 2024
Polaris (Director’s Cut)
Location
Main screening room
Date
July 31st, 2024
Duration
88 min
Cycle
Science fiction

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Premiered at the 2022 Fantasia International Film Festival

Polaris (Director’s Cut)
Directed by
Kirsten Carthew
Language
No dialogue
Actors
Viva Lee, Muriel Dutil, Khamisa Wilsher
Origins
Canada, Quebec
Year
2022
Duration
88 min
Genre
Adventure, drama, science fiction, thriller
Format
Digital
Synopsis

Set in 2144 against the harsh backdrop of a frozen wasteland, Sumi, a human child raised by Mama Polar Bear, narrowly escapes capture from a brutal Morad hunting party and sets out across the vast winter landscape. When Sumi stumbles across Frozen Girl, an unlikely friendship is forged and together they race ahead of the vindictive hunters towards the only guiding light Sumi knows, the Polaris star.

Polaris (Director’s Cut)

Kirsten Carthew

Kirsten Carthew is a Canadian film director, producer and screenwriter from Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories. She made a number of short films, most notably Fish Out of Water in 2015, before releasing her debut feature film, The Sun at Midnight, in 2016. Her second feature film, Polaris, went into production in 2021, and was released in 2022. In 2018, she was one of eight women filmmakers selected for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Apprenticeship for Women Directors program, alongside Kathleen Hepburn, Tiffany Hsiung, Alicia K. Harris, Allison White, Asia Youngman, Halima Ouardiri, and Kristina Wagenbauer.

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