The Heartland International Film Festival announced the official selections for its 28th edition, with Marielle Heller’s Tom Hanks’ starrer A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD as the Opening Night Gala film,
NAME OF FILM: ATTLA (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Catharine Axley
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: ATTLA tells the story of dogsled champion George Attla, from his childhood as a TB survivor in the remote Alaskan interior, through his rise as 10-time world champion and mythical state hero, and finally as a village elder resolutely training his grandnephew to race his dogs one last time.