The movie production “Everybody Loves Whales” has received a lot of attention in Alaska for actually being shot in Alaska. The film is based off an incident in 1988 when 3 gray whales became trapped in sea ice near Barrow. When Alaskans go see the movie on thing they’ll be watching for is how they’re portrayed.
KYUK speaks with the actors from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to see what it was like be part of the production, and to find out what they think it could mean for the Alaska’s First Peoples.
Featuring Interviews with: John Chase, John Pingayak, Don Reardon