It was a gruelling schedule. I came to deeply respect the life of the touring musician as I battled reoccurring ear infections and worriedly Googled the symptoms for scurvy after eating at McDonald's three times in one day, and enlisted our coats and bags to construct makeshift bunks on the overnight bus rides.
Chelsea McMullan is a Genie-nominated Canadian filmmaker and artist whose films and projects have screened on the international festival circuit and premiered at the toronto international Film Festival and the New York photography Festival. Her award-winning shorts have been featured in Nowness, Dazed Digital, Vice and Vogue italia magazines. Chelsea is a member of the artist co-operative What Matters Most and was also an artist in residence at Fabrica, where she made the Genie award-nominated documentary Derailments. she was recently awarded the shaw Media–Hot Docs Development Fund and the super Channel Documentary Award. My Prairie Home is her third collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada.
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more