AWARD NOMINATIONS 2022

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Highly Perched

Dir. Oliver Gather

14' • Germany • 2020

In the forest, hunters erect two raised hides directly opposite each other, watching over each other. Around this hunter-like absurd installation, a kind of ethnographic observation of hunting and its fragile traditions unfolds.

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Passage

Dir. Megan Spatz

20' • United States • 2021

Karl Krüger confronts generational trauma and a 1900 mile expedition through the Northwest Passage on a Stand Up Paddle Board.

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Nuisance Bear

Dir. Jack Weisman & Gabriela Osio Vanden

14' • Canada • 2021

Churchill, Manitoba, is famous as an international destination for photographing polar bears.  We’ve seen the majestic images and classic wildlife series captured here - but what do these bears see of us? 'Nuisance Bear' shifts our perspective to reveal an obstacle course of tourist paparazzi and wildlife officers whom bears must navigate during their annual migration.