How these Canadian filmmakers found hope and community in the mountains of Utah

Meet the up-and-coming filmmakers who took the Slamdance Film Festival by storm — and became friends in the process.

These up-and-comers took the Slamdance Film Festival by storm — and became friends in the process

All of the Canadian filmmakers attending Slamdance and Sundance gathered together for Telefilm Canada's annual lunch, which appropriately happened during a blizzard and included a poutine buffet. (Michael Skarsten)

About the Author

Peter Knegt

Peter Knegt has been CBC Arts' digital producer since way back in 2016. He has been working as a journalist for over a decade, and is also the filmmaker of numerous short films and the author of the book About Canada: Queer Rights. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter with the same obvious handle: @peterknegt.


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