Other : St. Anne's-Belfield
Heaven’s Floor2016. Canada/USA. 86 min.
Director: Lori Stoll Featuring: Clea DuVall, Toby Huss, Timothy V. Murphy, Katie May Dunford.
Desperate for more meaning in her life, Julia sets out from Los Angeles on a photographic expedition to the frozen tundra of the Canadian Arctic. When the trip becomes life threatening, she finds herself stranded and alone. She is rescued by an eleven-year old Inuit girl, Malaya, and taken home to her small community. Over the course of a few days, Julia discovers the dark underbelly of Malaya’s world and realizes that Malaya may be the one who needs rescuing. Based on a true story, Heaven’s Floor details Julia and Malaya’s multiple journeys between the expansive north and the crowded south of Los Angeles. Discussion with writer-director Lori Stoll, producer Justin Ford, and executive producer Malaya Qaunirq-Chapman, moderated by Margo Smith (Kluge-Ruhe)
Supported by Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection