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Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...to him?'"Attla's story was turned into a movie, "Spirit of the Wind," which won the 1979 best picture award at the Sundance Film Festival. In 1974, Attla wrote a book called, "Everything I Know About Training and Racing Sled Dogs."He drove...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/crowd-gathers-in-fairbanks-to-rememb
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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...mythical figure. His story was turned into a movie, "Spirit of the Wind," which won the 1979 best picture award at the Sundance Film Festival.He drove his last dog team a year ago, while helping a young Huslia musher named Trevor Henry prepare for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/famed-alaskan-musher-george-attla-di
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Reeling it in: 'Wild Card' worth a roll of the dice

...based on the 1986 Burt Reynolds film, "Heat," written by Oscar-winner William Goldman (think "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "The Princess Bride"). "Heat" wasn't a particularly good movie, or so I hear, but what was interesting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-04/reeling-it-in-wild-car
Arts & Entertainment
A decade of documentaries: Film festival celebrates 10 years in Homer

...the films being shown at the Homer event won awards from the Sundance, Tribeca or Toronto film festivals or other awards."We...her favorite film, which claimed best director award at the Sundance film festival. The artistic community of Homer will probably...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-09-18/a-decade-of-documentar
Arts & Entertainment
'On the Ice'

...with novice Inupiat actors. The 2011 Sundance Film festival entry will make its theatrical...the jury prize for short filmmaking at Sundance in 2008. Both movies used novice Inupiat...of "Sikumi," the couple returned to Sundance to help develop the feature film, participating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2012-02-17/on-the-ice
Arts & Entertainment
Gala Opening: 7th Annual Homer Film Festival

...documentary films shown at festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and Toronto that audiences...military tribunals. It was a winner at Sundance, Edinburgh and HotDocs. 6 p.m. Oct...materials. The audience favorite at Berlin, Sundance and Seattle, "Wasteland" is about...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/093010/pul_713997801.shtml
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'Django' good, but not for everybody

...has to overlay a silly, completely ill-advised seventies pop song by Jim Croce. If you've seen "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," you'll remember the scene where the boys take a time-out from the gunfights to play on a bicycle to the tune of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-01-02/django-good-but-not-fo
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Movie reviewer has possible Oscar nominees on radar

...getting a lot of film festival buzz. Most haven't come out in wide release, but those film critics lucky enough to go to Sundance, Toronto, or Cannes have started the Oscar talk already. A few of these have already been released, and I can almost guarantee...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110410/pul_730917821.shtml
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Lights, cameras bring opportunity

...that will make Alaska more attractive to production companies; * Films made by Alaskans are being screened at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival; * Alaska's own film festival is growing rapidly; * Film production management companies are starting to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010911/ope_767771824.shtml
Opinion
Construction demand promising

...competitively advertised. Architectural work was done by the Anchorage firm Bezek Durst Seiser; construction is being done by Sundance Construction of Kasilof; Shank Electric of Homer is doing the electrical work. "There is definitely a need for high quality...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-08/construction-demand-promising
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