Poles Apart

Director: Paloma Baeza | Countries of production: United Kingdom | Year: 2017 | Length: 12 min
Language: English | Age: 5+ years
Genres: Animation | | Regions: Arctic

Screened as part of TOAFF18

Poles Apart tells the story of an unlikely meeting between Nanuk, a tough female polar bear, and Aklak, an enthusiastic male grizzly bear, brought together by their changing habitats. The lack of food in a melting Arctic has left the solitary Nanuk desperately hungry. When the hopeful and eager Aklak crashes into Nanuk’s world, she has to decide if the naïve grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

Winer, Best Short Film, BAFTAs

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