Buy the complete Isuma film collection in an elegant compact boxed set of 32 DVDs representing 20 years of Inuit films by Zacharias Kunuk and Igloolik Isuma Productions. Suitable for schools, universities, libraries, museums and any collectors of Inuit filmmaking, the Isuma Inuit Classic Collection comprises the most complete film library of any indigenous culture in history, telling its own stories by its own members in its own language and point of view.
This DVD collection includes Atanarjuat The Fast Runner, winner of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival Camera d’or; The Journals of Knud Rasmussen, Opening Night selection of the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival; the 1994-95 classic 13-episode TV series, Nunavut (Our Land); and sixteen short films and documentaries including Kiviaq vs Canada, Kunuk Family Reunion, My First Polar Bear, Shaman Stories and Urban Inuk. Also included is Isuma’s first youth drama, Issaituq (Waterproof), co-produced with Igloolik’s Artcirq Youth Group, and to follow at no extra charge, Isuma’s third feature film, Before Tomorrow, written and directed by the Arnait Inuit Women’s Collective, to be released in spring 2008.
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Recorded in 1991, this CD collection of traditional ajaja songs sung by Elders of Igloolik records twenty-four ‘known’ song-stories of the last Inuit generation born into the ancient lifestyle, and the first to move into the modern world of today.
The unique soundtrack CD of Igloolik Isuma Productions' acclaimed first feature film, Atanarjuat The Fast Runner, winner of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival Camera d’or and Canada’s Best Picture Genie for 2002. The soundtrack CD features music by Huun-Huur-Tu, Christopher Mad'dene, traditional Inuit ajaja songs and throat singing, and original music by Chris Crilly.
An anthology of selections from a wide variety of sources including explorer journals, missionary accounts, Inuit oral histories, commentaries, poems, songs and stories with illustrations and photographs, 204 pages, softcover.