In the summer of 1918, Rockwell Kent arrived in Seward, Alaska with his nine year old son. They spent the rest of that summer, and the following winter in a small log cabin on Fox Island out in Resurrection Bay. They rebuilt the cabin, cut firewood, explored the island, but most of all Kent worked on his art. The work that followed, including his memoir Wilderness, inspired countless numbers of artists and adventurers alike.
A Dreamer’s Search is a short film by Alaskan filmmaker Eric Downs. The film explores the Kents adventure out on Fox Island, and asks one big question:
Would you risk everything to find your true calling?
February 18th, 2023 at 8:46 AM
Thank you so much for featuring the film in your blog! After premiering at the Anchorage International Film Festival in December, the film is currently touring the film festival circuit in the lower 48. For anyone that would like to learn more they can visit adreamerssearch.com and follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/adreamerssearch/) to stay updated on festival screenings and “special” events.
February 19th, 2023 at 7:31 PM
Thanks for the comment. I was thrilled to see a short film on this subject. Best of luck to you and your film as it travels the Lower 48.