Tungijuq: Festival & Theatre Releases

TUNGIJUQ

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Awards:
Best short at ImagineNative 2009
Best Visual Effects, prize Frame at Prends Ça Court!/Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois 2009
Best music video at the Western Canadian Music Award 2010

Press coverage:
http://www.cbc.ca/arts/film/story/2009/12/08/sundance-shorts.html
http://www.cbc.ca/arts/film/story/2009/08/04/tiff-canadian-lineup.html
«Absolutely brilliant. It's the only way to describe Tungijuq.»
http://twitchfilm.net/news/2010/06/wsff-2010-watch-felix-and-pauls-stunning-tungijuq-now.php

«Another deserving award-winner is Tungijuq, a visually stunning exploration of Inuit legend by directors Paul Raphaël and Félix Lajeunesse and starring throat singer Tanya Tagaq.»
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/article/816166--diverse-appetites-sated-at-short-film-festival

«There are homegrown, opening night treats like Cordell Barker's animated short "Runaway" and "Tungijuq," a haunting meditation on the seal hunt from Canadian directors Paul Raphael and Félix Lajeunesse».
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Entertainment/20100531/worldwide-short-film-festival-100601/
http://www.franco-nunavut.ca/assets/files/nunavoix/nunavoix_18_septembre.pdf

National and International screenings :

June 22, 2011: TV broadcast on Bravo! part of In Short 10pm ET/7pm PT
www.bravofact.com
Nov. 11-24, 2010: Cucalorus Film Festival, North Carolina, USA
http://www.cucalorus.org/
Sep. 24-Oct. 3, 2010: Calgary INternational Film Festival
http://www.calgaryfilm.com/
Sep. 3-11, 2010: Festival Off-Courts de trouville
http://www.off-courts.com/
Sep. 1-7: EXiS2010 Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul, Korea
http://ex-is.org/
July 12, 2010: airing on "Bravo!FACT Presents" at 10:30 pm ET/7:30 pm PT, on Bravo!
June 24-27, 2010: Corto in Bra, Italy, 9th international short film festival
http://www.cortoinbra.it/
June 17-23, 2010: 20th edition of First Peoples' Festival Présence autochtone Film & Video Showcase, Montreal, Canada.
http://www.nativelynx.qc.ca/
Jun. 1- 6, 2010: CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.
http://www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com/
May 24, 2010: 1st edition of the Festiquarius Sleeman, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
http://festiquarius.com/
May 12-22, 2010: Festival de Cannes part of the Short Film Corner
http://www.shortfilmcorner.com
May 7, 2010: Whitehorse, Yukon (Canada) as part of the Firehall Films series.
http://www.yukonfilmsociety.com/firehall/firehall.html
Apr. 1- 4, 2010: Dawson City International Short Film Festival.
http://www.dawsonfilmfest.com/

Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2010: Sámi Film Festival in Kautokeino, Norway.
http://www.samifilmfestival.no/
Mar. 24 - 28, 2010: International Film Festival of Breda, Netherlands.
http://filmfestivalbreda.com/
Mar. 18-16: 9th Tiburon International Film Festival, CA-USA
http://www.tiburonfilmfestival.com/
Feb. 5, 2010: Screening at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Feb. 4 - Mar. 7, 2010: imagineNATIVE's 2010 Northern Ontario Tour to Aboriginal communities in the Algoma and James Bay regions of Northern Ontario.
February 4 - 5: Wikwemikong
February 8 - 9: Parry Sound
February 15: Sault Ste. Marie
February 17 - 18: North Bay
February 19: Temagami
February 26: Timmins
February 28 - March 1: Fort Albany
March 2 - 6: Moosonee and Moose Factory with the Weeneebeg Aboriginal Film Festival
http://www.imaginenative.org/
Feb. 4-18, 2010: 12th San Francisco Independent Film Festival, USA.
http://sfindie.com/
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 2010: Cinema Parallèle, Montreal, Quebec
http://cinemaparallele.ca/

Jan. 27-31, 2010: 12th Skabmgovat Film Festival, Sámi festival in Finland
http://www.skabmagovat.fi/
Jan. 21-31, 2010: Sundance Film Festival.
http://sundance.org/

Jan 23, 2010: One Yellow Rabbit's High Performance Rodeo Festival at The Uptown Stage and Screen, 612-8th Avenue. SW, Calgary at 2:00 pm
http://www.oyr.org/
Dec. 4-14, 2009: Anchorage International Film Festival
http://anchoragefilmfestival.org/
Dec. 2, 2009: Cinémathèque Québecoise, Montreal, Quebec. In conjunction with the Jeon Soo-il retrospective.

Nov. 12-15, 2009: 2009 Queens International Film Festival, in competition.
http://www.queensfilmfestival.com/
Nov. 6-14, 2009: 34th Annual American Indian Film Festival.
http://www.aifisf.com/
Oct. 16-18, 2009: 2009 Toronto Moving Image Film Festival.
http://www.miffest.com/
Oct. 14-18, 2009: Opening film of the ImagineNATIVE Film Festival 2009. Awarded Best Short Drama.
http://www.imaginenative.org
Oct. 7-18, 2009: Festival du Nouveau Cinema 2009.
http://www.nouveaucinema.ca
Sep. 10-19, 2009: World Premiere at the 2009 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.
http://www.tiff.net/

 

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