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DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME

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Directed by Bill Morrison
United States, 2016
Documentary

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Using archival footage to tell the story, Dawson City: Frozen Time pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s-1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered buried in a sub-arctic swimming pool deep in the Yukon Territory in 1978.

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Using archival footage to tell the story, Dawson City: Frozen Time pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s-1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered buried in a sub-arctic swimming pool deep in the Yukon Territory in 1978.

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Dawson City: Frozen TimeDirected byBill Morrison

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2016
Village Voice Film Poll
2017 | Nominee: Best Documentary
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2017 | Nominee: Best Documentary

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