New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2021

Best of the 2021 NJIFF Program 2 - Bone Cage & First Light

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Bone Cage - Taylor Olson (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)

In this gorgeous feature film from Nova Scotia, Jamie works operating a wood processor, clear-cutting for pulp. At the end of each shift, he walks through the destruction he has created looking for injured animals, and rescues those he can. Jamie's desire to break free from this world is thwarted by the very environment and circumstance he's trying to escape. Bone Cage is a sensitive examination of the parallels between the toxic ideals of masculinity that children are taught who become men, and how this goes hand in hand with the destruction of our earth. 2020; 79 min.

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  • Runtime
    79 minutes
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  • Director
    Taylor Olson
  • Screenwriter
    Taylor Olson
  • Producer
    Melani Wood
  • Cast
    Taylor Olson, Amy Groening, Ursula Calder, Christian Murray