Green Screens: Finding Farley
When Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison (Being Caribou), along with their 2-year old son, Zev, and indomitable dog Willow set out to trace the footsteps of one of Canada's most famous writers, Farley Mowat, they mean it literally. Their 5000-kilometre trip – trekking, sailing, portaging and paddling from the prairies to the Maritimes – is captured in this feature-length documentary.
When the family reaches their final destination, Mowat's Nova Scotian summer home, it is, as Karsten says, “An affirmation of what the land and animals had already told us… Stories aren't so much written or created as they are released, expressing what's been there all along.”
View the trailer at the film's official wesbite
When: Wednesday, March 3 2010, 7PM
Where: NFB Mediatheque, 150 John St (at Richmond St W), Toronto (Osgoode subway station)
For More Information: 416-973-3012 or visit the NFB website