International Feature Dox

Polaris

France, Greenland
2022 — 78' / Color

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Synopsis

Hayat is a skilled seawoman who sails across the Arctic, navigating far away from people and her troubled youth in France. But when her little sister Leila gives birth to a baby girl Inaya, the promise of new beginnings is on the horizon. We witness how the sisters’ worlds are turned upside down, each going on a deeply personal journey, guided by the Northern Star to overturn their family’s fate.

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Director Biography

Ainara Vera was born in Spain in 1985. After studying cinema, her first short documentary Sertres premiered at Locarno in 2014. She then directed a medium-length film See you tomorrow, God Willing! which premiered at IDFA and was selected in a many festivals including Doc NYC, DocsBarcelona. She worked for as First Assistant Director and editor on Victor Kossakovsky’s films Varicella, Aquarela and Gunda. Polaris is her first feature doc.

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Director

Ainara Vera

Producer

Clara Vuillermoz

Emile Hertling Péronard

Cinematographer

Ainara Vera

Inuk Silis Høegh

Editor

Ainara Vera

Gladys Joujou

Sound

Alexander Dudarev

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