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A Polar Year

  • Carbon Arc Cinema 1747 Summer Street HALIFAX Canada (map)

Samuel Collardey / France / 2018 / 94m

Danish and Greenlandic with English subtitles

Second Screening Added. Now playing at 7 + 9:15pm

As both the director and the DP, Samuel Collardey takes us into a Danish teacher’s first year in Tiniteqiilaq, a tiny fishing village in Greenland. Danish Anders Hvidegaard struggles to fit in until he begins to bond with a young Tunumiit boy, Asser, and slowly immerses himself into the indigenous culture and its daily rhythms. With breathtaking cinematography and mostly vérité scenes, A Polar Year is a standout documentary that playfully, and smartly, blurs the lines between fiction and non-fiction filmmaking.