Competition Documentary Shorts
DIRECTED BY BRIAN BOLSTER
USA, 2011, 16 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
Perched 7,104 feet above sea level, fire lookout Leif Haugen’s solitary panoramic view of the world is both breathtaking and soul awakening.
Brian Bolster (“The Lookout”) grew up in suburban Boston and graduated from the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in film. His previous short documentary “Razing Faith” was shown theatrically, and he is currently in post-production with three other short documentaries. With an M.A. in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, he has worked in public and private schools in New York City, as well as an educational researcher for Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues.