Ghosts of the Joe Henry

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Dan Sokolowski

Ghosts of the Joe Henry

Documentary, Media Art – Digital
EN | Canada | 26 min | 2015

Ghosts of the Joe Henry the film and interactive website was commissioned by the Yukon Film Society for its 30th Anniversary in 2014.

The Dempster (Joe Henry) Highway is the only road in Canada that crosses the Arctic Circle. It is the meeting of a man made entity and some of the most isolated landscapes on the planet.Locally, it is often referred to as "The Joe Henry Highway" in honour of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Elder Joe Henry,
who was instrumental in the construction of the highway that passes through their traditional lands.

Ghosts of the Joe Henry Interactive Website

The interactive media site was created in collaboration with Dawson City artist John Steins that blends images and sounds of the land, people, flora and fauna that inhabit the lands that the highway traverses.

Visit the Ghosts of the Joe Henry Interactive Website

Supported by

Government of Yukon Canada Council for the Arts Lotteries Yukon Yukon Film Society