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Artcirq

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Artcirq tells the story of how a group of young circus performers try to teach young Inuit to use circus to find more meaning in life and reject suicide. Working and training together over the course of two summers, a group of students from Montreal's National Circus School and local Inuit youth from Igloolik produce a unique circus performance which marries Inuit traditions with classic elements of the Big Top. Written, produced and performed by Isuma's Inuusiq Youth Group.

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Artcirq tells the story of how a group of young circus performers try to teach young Inuit to use circus to find more meaning in life and reject suicide. Working and training together over the course of two summers, a group of students from Montreal's National Circus School and local Inuit youth from Igloolik produce a unique circus performance which marries Inuit traditions with classic elements of the Big Top. Written, produced and performed by Isuma's Inuusiq Youth Group.

Filmmaker: Natar Ungalaaq and Guillaume Saladin

Filmmaker Contact:

Visit our website www.isuma.ca or www.artcirq.org

Producer's Name: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn, Igloolik Isuma Productions

Year of Production: 2001

Distributor Information:

Isuma Distribution International and Vtape, 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 452, Toronto, ON M5A 3A8 Canada Tel: + 416 351 1317 Contact: Wanda Vanderstoop, isuma [at] vtape [dot] org.

Country: Canada

Region: Canadian Arctic

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Jennie's picture
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! LOVE IT! Seen the guys perform at the Northern Lights Tradeshow in Ottawa recently, SOOOOOOOO Impressive and great in sooo many ways!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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