• Based on actual diary entries made between 1937 and 1945 by Mrs. Kathleen Clews from Amulet Saskatchewan (now a ghost town), this film explores the beautiful and lonely yearning elicited in the filmmaker by the many lost stories in the province’s history.

Film and screening info

  • 7 minutes, 2013
  • Sept 2014: I am the Bridge, Culture Days, PAVED Arts, Saskatoon, SK
  • Sept 2014: Reel Rave Film Festival, Waskesiu, SK
  • Oct 2013: Red Rover: Edmonton, Saskatoon, Calgary
  • June 2013: Poetry and Film, SK Filmpool Cooperative, Regina, SK
  • April 2013: International Puppet Underground Film Fest, Regina, SK
  • March 2013: International Festival of Animated Objects, Calgary AB


  • Written and Directed by Chrystene Ells
  • Puppets by Chrystene Ells
  • Sets by Emily Berntson, Noelle Duddridge, and Shelby Lyn Lowe
  • Camera by Berny Hi
  • Post production by Eric Kanius
  • Thank you to the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative for supporting my year-long puppetfilmmaking residency, This Big World (2011-12)