The women of Arnait have found that building connections to our traditions and, thereby, with the lives of our ancestors, gives shape and vitality to the lives we are leading and to the whole of the world we are sharing. Our inspiration is rooted in the past and blossoms in the present – to shine as an example for those around us. We invite you to discover the things we believe in and partake in the world view that sustains us. Find out more about Arnait and our work.
Before Tomorrow wins Best Canadian First Feature at TIFF 2008
Arnait premiered Before Tomorrow at the Toronto International Film festival, Sunday September 7th. Other fall screenings include: Reykjavik International Film Festival , Festival du Nouveau Cinéma in Montreal, ImagineNATIVE festival in Toronto, Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea and the 33rd Annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.
In October Arnait Video members will give a workshop at Trent University in Peterborough, connecting with Aboriginal women of Southern Ontario.
Arnait premiers Before Tomorrow in Igloolik and Puvirnituq
Before Tomorrow premiered in Igloolik on February 23rd in 2008 and in Puvirnituq and Kujjuuaq on May 6-7-8. Members of the Arnait Video collective (Susan Avingaq, Madeline Ivalu, Carol Kunnuk et Marie-Hélène Cousineau) presented the film in front of attentive audiences. Props and select costumes from the film were also on display. As with previous films produced by Igloolik Isuma Productions, the film's first audience was the community involved in making the film. Read about the screening in Nunatsiaq News.