Cara's Picks


20 February 2013

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I really love videos and here are some of MY favorite videos from IsumaTV. Hand picked!

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In 2009, Rachel Uyarasuk, elder of the Inuit community of Igloolik (Nunavut), evokes the ancestors whose name she received at birth. She explains how this transmission ensured their return among the world of the living.

A film by Christin Merlhiot

France, 2014, 11 minutes, animation

Inuktitut with English & French subtitles

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April 14, 2014

Wanorazi Yumneze (Awakening Spirit)

Documentary film about how people, wildlife and the environment are impacted by industrial developments in Alberta and Saskatchewan. More importantly, this film is about communicating the voices and concerns of Indigenous people, who are often left out of decision-making processes, yet are among those most impacted.

Directed by Troy Stozed

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April 17, 2013

Zacharias Kunuk on Baffinland Iron Mine

Zacharias Kunuk talks about Inuit concerns with the proposed $6 billion Baffinland Iron Mine in Nunavut. Kunuk is an award-winning filmmaker, Igloolik Hamlet Councilor, Officer of the Order of Canada and recently-elected Board member to Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA).

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May 3, 2012

Show Me on the Map. Episode 1 - A Changing World

On Baffin Island, two mountains of ore will be cut down at Mary River. Some residents of Igloolik react to this development : they worry that this industrial development will destroy their environment and the marine mammals as well as their culture and hunting life style.

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January 13, 2011


Behind the scenes look as Zacharias Kunuk presents Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner to a world audience at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001.

Directed by Zacharias Kunuk


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February 10, 2019

A Summer in the Life of Louisa

A Summer in the Life of Louisa

Director: Ann Hanson

Producers: Jerry Giberson and Debbie Brisebois

Camera: Carlos Fernand

Music: Del Carry

This is a powerful docu-drama about wife abuse (family violence) and breakdown of a couple’s relationship.

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February 17, 2015

Artcirq Expedition 2009

The Artcirq Youth Group from Igloolik, Nunavut, take on an extraordinary adventure : over 20 people travel from Igloolik to Pond Inlet and Clyde River by skidoo to perform their unique Inuit circus show.

Directed by Derek Aqqiaruq. Produced by Artcirq (2010)

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February 14, 2015

Attagutaaluk (Starvation)

Rose Ukkumaluk, an Igloolik elder, relates the tale of Attagutaaluk, a woman who survived a starvation and lived to become an honoured resident of Igloolik.



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February 13, 2015

Arnait Video Presents: Charlie Pisuk

Arnait Video Presents: Charlie Pisuk, Arnait Video Productions. English.

Charlie Pisuk is your uncle, your cousin, your brother-in-law. What do you have to say about him? Someone is listening.

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February 12, 2015

Northern Haze: Living the Dream

Northern Haze: Living the Dream, Artcirq Productions 2011, Director Derek Aqqiaruq. Inuktut w/English s-t.

Rocking the North hard and heavy since 1977, “Northern Haze: Living the Dream” tells the story of the first known Inuit Rock Band to sing in their native tongue.

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February 4, 2015

Inuit in Stone - Arviat Carving Project

Video shot in 2003 in Arviat, Nunavut.

This video is about a carving project called 'Inuit in Stone' which brought together new and established artists.

Produced by Arviat Film Initiative, a youth video project in the community.

Runs 25:33.



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October 7, 2014