About

A 16-year-old Yup'ik Eskimo leaves his tiny village and travels across the frozen tundra to compete in an all-Yup'ik basketball tournament and bring pride to his village.

Screens with Shorts Program 2.

YEAR 2015

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY U.S.A.

RUN TIME 16 min

LANGUAGE English and Yup'ik

SUBTITLES YES with English subtitles

COMPANY GoodFight Media

WEBSITE http://www.goodfightmedia.com

EMAIL patrick@goodfightmedia.com

PHONE (617) 447-8343

Credits

Director
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor

Artist Bio

Daniele Anastasion


Daniele Anastasion directed the documentary The Redemption of General Butt Naked, about a former Liberian warlord seeking forgiveness from victims. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and received the Excellence in Cinematography Award for Documentary; it was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Anastasion wrote and produced Oprah Winfrey’s Belief series, exploring spirituality and humankind’s search for meaning.


Nathan Golon


Nathan Golon is a cinematographer, director, and co-founder of GoodFight Media in Washington, DC. He grew up in Maine, studied at Boston University, and has filmed in nearly 40 countries. Golon has worked as a cinematographer for documentaries premiering at the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals. He has filmed commercials and series for National Geographic, PBS, ESPN, Discovery, NFL Network, and Smithsonian.