Arctic Summer is a poetic meditation on Tuktoyaktuk, an Indigenous community in the Arctic. The film captures Tuk during one of the last summers before climate change forced Tuk's coastal population to relocate to more habitable land.

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Arctic Summer was made by Daniel Fradin & Kyle Rosenbluth, with the help of many others:

Featuring: Jojo Elias, Billy Emaghok, Roy Cockney, Julia Cockney, Dallas Green, Lionel Kikiak, Florence Elias, Michelle Tomasino, John Noksana, Mikayla Jacobsen, Roslyn Rogers, Mickey Gruben
Made with the support of: The Legacy of Hope Foundation, The University of Pennsylvania, The BANFF Centre for Arts & Creativity
Original Score by: Troy Herion
Executive Producers: Michael J. Werner, Donna Corbat
Produced by: Gavin Berger
Consulting Editor: Nels Bangerter
Sound design by: Simon Gervais
Foley artist: Alex Farand
Color & Finishing:  RCO
Supervising colorist: Seth Ricart
Color & Conform: Natasha Wong


March 17-27: DC Environmental Film Festival (virtual)
November 4-21: St Louis International Film Festival (hybrid)
October 14-24: Planet in Focus International Film Festival (hybrid)
September 24-30 : Tirana International Film Festival (hybrid)
September 16-26 : Camden International Film Festival (hybrid)
August 28th : Sidewalk Film Festival (hybrid)
August 21: Rhode Island International Film Festival (hybrid)
July 20-25: Indy Shorts Film Festival (online)
April 25th: EarthX Film Festival (online)
April 22nd - May 2nd: SF Indiefest’s Livable Planet (online)
April 19th: EarthX Film Festival (Dallas)
February 20-28: Big Sky Documentary Film Festival


download the Arctic Summer press kit here.