Giv'em a Half Turn

Giv'em a Half Turn


                                Giv'em a Half Turn
| 10 min

This short documentary introduces us to Saskatchewan sculptor Russ Yuristy and one of his funky creations: a three-ton wooden buffalo commissioned by the city of Swift Current. The film chronicles the buffalo’s 240-kilometre trip from studio to park and captures the comments of bystanders who react to its strange appearance. A light-hearted look at one of the Prairies’ most unusual artists.

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Credits
  • director
    Reevan Dolgoy
  • cinematography
    Reevan Dolgoy
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
  • sound
    Donald List
  • editing
    Allan Kroeker
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • music
    Mike Whellans