Locally-produced film about Yukon’s Beringian history debuts

Locally-produced film about Yukon’s Beringian history debuts (Government of Yukon / Shot in Dark Productions)

Today at 6:30 p.m., a new film, Crossroads of the Continents, will be launched at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre. Shot and produced in Yukon, the new film showcases the unique scientific discoveries and collaborations between the Government of Yukon and First Nations heritage experts.

Members of the public are invited to participate online through a livestream of the event, which will include a screening of the film, followed by a discussion panel with the filmmakers, scientists and First Nations contributors.

Crossroads of the Continents is an exciting contribution to Yukon’s heritage resources. This made in Yukon film showcases many talented Yukoners and highlights a unique local connection of science, culture, history and discovery.

Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie McLean

Quick facts 
  • This film is a Yukon-made production. It features local talent in production, filming and technical advice, including local companies Shot in the Dark Productions and Outpost 31.

  • The film will be shown at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and at other locations around the territory including Visitor Information Centres.

  • Crossroads of the Continents replaces the film Imagine Beringia, which had been in use since 1997 and will now be archived.

  • For more information visit The Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre website, www.beringia.com or contact them at 867-667-8855.

Contact 

Janine Workman
Cabinet Communications
867-332-0480
janine.workman@gov.yk.ca

Keshah Austin
Communications, Tourism and Culture
867-332-8590
keshah.austin@gov.yk.ca

News release #: 
20-297