International Film: The Fast Runner

February 15th, 2005 by Adam

Plymouth State University’s International Film Series presents The Fast Runner, a 2001 award-winning movie based on an ancient Inuit legend. The film will be shown Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Frost Academic Commons on the PSU campus.

The Fast Runner portrays a story of power struggles, supernatural curses and a bloody feud sparked by romantic rivalry inside a nomadic Inuit community.

The movie, which was the recipient of several international awards, was directed by Zacharias Kunuk in Inuktitut with English subtitles.

Admission to International Film Series films is free. Discussion and refreshments follow each screening. Frost Commons is diagonally across the street from the President’s House on School Street.