‘Of the North, in the North’ photo festival pitched for Yellowknife

From Dead North to Folk on the Rocks, Yellowknife is chock-full of flocked-to festivals showcasing the North’s unique and flourishing music and film scene. But with the planned launch of a new arts festival in the city, organizers behind the Far North Photo Festival ask, what about photography? That’s why Yellowknife-based documentary photographers Pat Kane...
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