Where Life Begins

Along the Arctic Coast, at the northernmost point on American soil, discover the inseparable bond between mother and child, the sacred and fragile moments after birth, and the importance of protecting the place “Where Life Begins.”

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Filmmaker: Katie Schuler

Running Time: 10 mins

Language: English

2021 ACFF OfficialSelection

Katie Schuler, Filmmaker

An advocate for the planet’s most at-risk species, Schuler leverages over a decade of filmmaking experience on six continents to tell engaging stories that speak to our shared sense of empathy and compassion. Her films, which explore the challenges and rewards of living alongside nature, have garnered accolades, accrued millions of views, and inspired meaningful conservation victories across the world. She has partnered with National Geographic, Smithsonian, BBC, HBO, and PBS.