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Friday, October 16 • 6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Great Alone

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The Great Alone

D: Greg Kohs | USA | 80 min | Regional Premiere

The striking comeback story of Iditarod racer, Lance Mackey, against the backdrop of the great Alaskan wilderness.  From his childhood with his famous father  to cancer’s attempt to take him, The Great Alone pulls viewers along every mile of Lance’s emotional journey to become one of the greatest sled dog racers of all time.

Winner Grand Jury Award Seattle International FF, Official Selection Hamptons International FF

Attending: 4-Time Iditarod Champion Lance Mackey, subjects Kathie Smith and lead dog Amp

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Amp is a six year old lead racing dog. He has been in several of 4-time Iditarod Champ Lance Mackey’s winning Alaskan Iditarod teams. Amp is semi-retired and runs to keep in shape in the training runs. Mackey now refers to Amp as Mr. Hollywood because he loves people and personal appearances.
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Lance Mackey

Lance Mackey is an champion American sled-dog racer, the first sled-dog racer to win four consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Races stretching 1,100 miles between the Alaskan cities of Anchorage and Nome. Mackey, the son of champion musher Dick Mackey, began his own experience as a musher, as he puts it, “at birth.” In 2001, he entered his first Iditarod and placed 36th out of 57 finishers. That same year he was diagnosed with... Read More →

Friday October 16, 2015 6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Arlington: Cinema 2 The Arlington Hotel - Ballroom 239 Central Ave. Hot Springs, AR 71901 (501) 623-7771

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