Filmmaker Bill Morrison will be the next guest in the fall F.I.L.M. (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) series when he presents Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016) on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. This and all F.I.L.M. series events are free and open to the public.
Dawson City: Frozen Time tells the story of the Klondike gold rush and the town it created. Morrison “mines” the Dawson City “archive” of early films, which, like literal gold, had been buried in Klondike permafrost for generations.
Dawson’s golden moment lured a remarkable group of dreamers to northern Canada—you’ll be surprised at who shows up in this engaging historical chronicle.
Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan called Dawson City “an aesthetic knockout that’s crammed with wild tales, amazing facts and unconventional personalities…a history of a particular place that turns into an examination of an art form as well as a gloss on the political history of the 20th century.”
Sunday, Dec. 3: Tomonari Nishikawa presents recent work