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Crowd gathers to remember legendary musher

...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...
Empire Editorial: Remembering George Attla

Today in Huslia, a village on the Koyukuk River, an Alaska legend will be laid to rest. George Attla Jr., Alaska's greatest sprint musher, has died. He will be missed.
Famed musher Attla dies at 81

...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...
Sport's ugliest scandal retold

...documentary on the death of Pat Tillman.Mike Tollin is a Los Angeles film executive who saw "Happy Valley" at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah."I cried my way through it," he said.Jolie Logan runs a national foundation called Darkness to...
Best Bets: Top films: From mideast to a modern 'MacBeth'

...set against the backdrop of a fast food restaurant in a small town in Pennsylvania. The film was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival last year and has gotten good reviews. James Le Gros and Maura Tierney are Mac and Pat McBeth, a couple stuck...
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Moving on to murderball

...player Mark Zupan said in the movie "Murderball," a documentary on the sport that won two major awards at the Sundance Film Festival and opened nationwide this weekend. The U.S. Quad Rugby Association is hoping the movie will bring exposure...
Rosetta Stone produces Inupiaq language software

...directed an Inupiaq-language movie in Barrow that he later adapted into a feature film that will screen at the Sundance Film Festival later this month. In Kotzebue, where the NANA Regional Corp. has completed regional Inupiaq dialect teaching...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Laura Love and her band perform tonight at the ANB Hall. Love is a real talent, as folks who have seen her or heard her recordings can attest. But it takes more than a fresh, quality entertainer to put on a show - it takes a soundman with good ears to deliver that music.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for the Open City Film's recent production, ``Three Seasons,'' which won the Grand Prize this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Quotable: ``I'm really impressed that there's such a large artistic community here. There's a surprising...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After the ultra-low-budget film let out one evening last week, a crowd lingered on Front Street. Some folks smoked nervously, shaking off the jitters and adrenalin while they discussed the movie, which has been widely hailed as a return to classic Gothic horror.


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