F13 CCS Film Series. "Moose"
Director: Gu Tao; Inner Mongolia, 2013; 100 minutes (Ewenki and Mandarin with English subtitles)
The moose (Andahan in the Ewenki language) is the biggest animal in the forest of the Daxingan mountains: powerful and respected. In recent years, due to environmental destruction and an increase of illegal hunting, a ban on hunting the Andahan has changed the way of life for many of the Ewenki people. The story of hunter Wei Jia and his search for meaning in his life.
Gu Tao (b.1970. Hulun bei’er, Inner Mongolia) began making documentary films in 2005, focusing on northern ethnic groups and there conditions of existence under this society.