Austin-based filmmaker Ben Hamilton has a knack for capturing the appeal of visiting — and living in — Southeast Alaska. The films he’s made for the Sitka Convention and Visitor’s Bureau are stunning to be sure, but often contain small, subtle portraits — of us. He made this short film for the Sitka Conservation Society. His next project: A feature-length documentary commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act.
Our home in the wild
Andrew Thoms and Molly Johnson with the Sitka Conservation Society joined us in the studio, along with Jasmine Shaw of the UAF Cooperative Extension Service to talk about this summer's 4-H programming as well as how state budget cuts will affect the 4-H program. more