ATTLA tells the gripping but little-known story of legendary Alaska Native dogsled champion George Attla who, with one good leg and fierce determination, trains his young grandnephew to compete in the world’s largest sprint dogsled race.

Director: Catharine Axley

Runtime: 61 Mins

Year: 2020

Friday, November 13, 2020. 10:00pm


About The Director

Catharine Axley

Catharine Axley is a documentary filmmaker and editor who seeks stories of empowerment through subjects that defy expectations. 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. She was a Regional Finalist for the 2014 Student Academy Awards and an official nominee for the David L. Wolper Award at the 2015 International Documentary Association Awards. She holds an M.F.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. in History and Ethnicity, Race & Migration from Yale University.