Andrew Okpeaha MacLean | USA | 2016 | 15 MIN | SHORT DRAMA
Friday 21 October 2016 | 11:59 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
There is that brief moment, right before something bad happens, when your life flashes before you. In a clever twist on the 1999 film American Beauty, this is the moment where we find our protagonist, a reluctant hero whose choices have led to this very moment.
Andrew Okpeaha MacLean (Iñupiaq) is an award-winning filmmaker born and raised in Alaska. He is known for his feature film On the Ice, which opened imagineNATIVE in 2011 and was awarded Best First Feature at Sundance 2011 and the Crystal Bear for Generations 14plus at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival. He is currently an assistant arts professor in the Graduate Film Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.