Taproot Pictures, Grand Rapids, MI
2019 USA / Duration: 13 mins
Directed by: Karl Koelling
Despite the 2016 dogsledding accident that nearly claimed her life, Liza Dietzen remains undaunted in the pursuit of her aspiration to one day compete in the Iditarod, a goal she’s maintained since the age of 5. Before she can achieve this dream, she must finish the UP200, an Iditarod-qualifying dogsled race in Michigan’s upper peninsula. 1,000 Mile Dream follows Dietzen’s emotional, hope-filled journey.