Aqtuqsi (The Nightmare)
ARNAIT: Aqtuqsi (The Nightmare) (5 mins), Arnait Video Productions 1996, Director Mary Kunuk. Inuktut no subtitles.
An aqtuqsi is a dream from which one must wake up, a paralyzing nightmare. “I decided to put my aqtuqsi in video. It’s so interesting because it is not a nightmare or a regular dream: an aqtuqsi is something that can paralyze you when you’re sleeping.”