Big Sky Documentary Film Festival: The Shift; The Missing Tourist

Wed Feb 21 2018, 09:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The Shift: As dusk descends across the San Francisco Bay, the city’s 911 dispatchers prepare for the busiest time of day: the swing shift. Looking at the lives behind emergency phone call-ins, THE SHIFT explores the emotional impact of 25 dispatchers in charge of guiding the other end of the line through crisis. (8 min)

The Missing Tourist: When a Japanese tourist goes missing in Canada’s remote Northwest Territories during a trip to see the Aurora Borealis, a community is left reeling for answers. Tracing the investigation from southern Japan to the wilderness of the Canadian north, THE MISSING TOURIST breaks down cultural boundaries to bring closure to this unsettling mystery. (52 min)

Location: MCT 425 E. Broadway Missoula, MT