Children of the Arctic

America ReFramed
  • Feature Film
  • 2016
  • 96 Mins

At the Arctic edge of America, Native Alaskan teenagers strive to be both modern American kids, and the inheritors of an ancient whaling culture, language and tradition. Children of the Arctic is a year-in-the-life portrait of Native youth coming of age in Barrow, Alaska, and the decisions they have to make about their futures.

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Film Credits

  • Vesna Eckert Producer
  • Nick Brandestini Director

Critical Acclaim

...important and timely. Every aspect of their daily lives, family history, customs, language, way of life and the environment that sustains them is at great risk of extinction.

Phyllis de Picciotto and Chaz Ebert, Jurors, Santa Barbara International Film Festival