LIVING STONE, THE

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Synopsis: This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centres on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp.

Filmmaker: John Feeney

Contact: National Film Board of Canada

Producer: Tom Daly

Year of Production: 1958

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Synopsis: This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centres on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp.

Filmmaker: John Feeney

Contact: National Film Board of Canada

Producer: Tom Daly

Year of Production: 1958

Distributor Information: National Film Board of Canada

Country: Canada

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One or two to rmemeber, that is.
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