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ATTLA

Documentary | Catharine Axley

  • SYNOPSIS

ATTLA tells the gripping but virtually unknown story of George Attla, an Alaska Native dogsled racer who, with one good leg and one outlandish dream, dominated the sport for five decades, becoming a rockstar figure for both Natives and whites.

57 minutes

Release: December 16, 2019

Expiration: December 16, 2023

Distributor: Independent Lens

About the Filmmaker

Catharine Axley is a documentary filmmaker and editor who seeks stories of empowerment through subjects that defy expectations. She is a director at Paper Bridge Films and is currently directing ATTLA, a feature documentary co-produced by ITVS and Vision Maker Media. Her films have played at festivals including the San Francisco International Film Festival, DOC NYC, Harlem International Film Festival, and the United Nations Association Film Festival.

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