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Synopsis: In the pre-dawn twilight of an Alaskan shore, a young Native woman reflects on the story of Ada Blackjack, the sole survivor of a disastrous 1921 Arctic expedition, and the loneliness she must have felt waiting for a rescue through the months-long polar night.

Run Time

7 minutes

Directed by

Brice Habeger

Director's Bio

Northwest Regional Emmy Nominated and Winner of Seagate’s “Best Comes From Within” contest, filmmaker Brice Habeger produces stories with a balance of authenticity and ingenuity. Buzz-words for his search for truth in storytelling and creating a better frame. His work takes him to every corner of Alaska and beyond, working on productions of both large and small-scale.
In 2019, 1 of 50 filmmakers worldwide selected to participate, Habeger’s submission to the “Best Comes from Within” video contest was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner by David Beebe, Emmy-award and Cannes Lion-winning advertising content expert.
Habeger’s diverse portfolio includes production work for corporate and non-profit, such as American Express, U.S. Census Bureau, Chevron, SAMHSA, and Alaskan clients. His documentary work includes affiliations with Grammy-winning rock bank Portugal. The Man and National Geographic.
His films have appeared in U.S. and international film festivals, including the Northwest Regional Emmy®-nominated documentary Swift Water Place, which aired on PBS stations nationwide and is available on Amazon Prime.
Working for Alaska Governor Bill Walker as Digital Content Producer, he traveled to more than 30 Alaskan communities, Washington DC, and Asia. He produced more than 300 videos and took over 60,000 photos, including Mud on the Boots, a 28-minute documentary covering the four years of the Walker Administration.

Production Year

2020

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