Super Yoopers

4 films in this block • 48 minutes

The Films

Superior October

  • Year 2023
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 5 min
  • Director Mary and Dan

Subject in Attendance

Our Superior October started with a few dips in Lake Superior during a stretch of nice fall weather. It developed into a challenge to dip into the lake every day of October no matter the weather.

My Hockey Story: Sarah Hood Fraser

  • Year 2022
  • Country United States
  • Runtime 4 min
  • Director Ken Dixon

Staff Pick

Sarah tells her story of how her Hockey Journey shaped her as an individual, and led into her professional life as the Athletic Director of Quinnipiac University.

Born in the Barn: Part 2 - Small Town to State Champs

  • Year 2023
  • Country United States
  • Runtime 18 min
  • Director Kristin Ojaniemi

Filmmaker in Attendance, Family Friendly

“Small Town to State Champs” is Part 2 of the docu-series “Born in the Barn” about the legacy of Ewen-Trout Creek basketball. In 1972, a small-town high school boys basketball team, led by current “barn” owner Gary Fors, went undefeated, winning the Class D state championship. 50 years later their grandsons are on their way to possibly do it again. “Born in the Barn” is an 8-part docu-series releasing throughout 2023.

Yooper Wisdom

  • Year 2023
  • Country United States
  • Runtime 21 min
  • Director Kelley Wolf Griffith

Filmmaker in Attendance, Subject in Attendance, Family Friendly, Michigan Premiere, World Premiere

Embark on an insightful perspective into the realm of empowered “Yooper” women residing in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula. Meet Kim Kee and her extraordinary circle of healing artist friends, all gifted with special talents that have developed a distinct spiritual bond with the expansive outdoors. Step into her world as she shares the wisdom gathered from the secluded natural haven, including her unique ability to connect with nature through interspecies communication.