Dawson City: Frozen Time

Directed by Bill Morrison

Originally screened at HOME in October 2017, this film is now available to watch online via Second Run DVD



This screening’s been a long time coming. Lost for half a century, 500 films were discovered buried under a subarctic swimming pool in Canada’s remote Yukon Territory. Dawson City: Frozen Time is a feature film that quite literally pieces together history and features rare footage from the early silent era. Falling on UNESCOs World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and celebrating the North West Film Archive’s 40th anniversary, this is the perfect way to celebrate the very best of restoration and preservation in film.

This Project is supported by Film Hub North West Central, proud to be part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network in partnership with North West Film Archive, Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester Science Festival. 

120 minutes

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