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by samcc

27 December 2016

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In August 2016, The Journals of Knud Rassussen opened the Tillutarniit (pulses) film series in Montreal. Zach explains the motivations of making this film, details the historical context behind the story, as well as the research and filming process. 

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Duration:

6m 9s

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Avva, film screenings, Igloolik, Inuit films, journals of knud rassmussen, Montreal, shaman, Tillutarniit, Zacharias Kunuk

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by Norman Cohn

05 November 2014

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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen, by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, 112 mins. 2005. Second feature in The Fast Runner Trilogy. 

Isuma Distribution International and Vtape, isuma [at] vtape [dot] org, info [at] isuma [dot] tv, wandav [at] vtape [dot] org.

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Duration:

1h 53m 8s

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1922, 1923, Arctic, Avva, Christianity, conversion, ift_community_Igloolik, Inuit, Journals of Knud Rasmussen, mask, Norman Cohn, religion, Shamanism, syllabics, toys, Umik, Zacharias Kunuk

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Keewatin Region, NU, Canada