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    uploaded by: Gabriela Gamez

    The Art of Inuit Storytelling
    Zacharias Kunuk (b. 1957, Kapuivik near Igloolik) won the Camera d’or at Cannes 2001 for Isuma’s first feature, Atanarjuat The Fast Runner.

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    uploaded date: 11-11-2017

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    Isuma films are available through our association with VTape, who ships and bills orders for us to anywhere in the world from Toronto.

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    uploaded date: 11-11-2017

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    Isuma films are available through our association with VTape, who ships and bills orders for us to anywhere in the world from Toronto.

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    uploaded date: 14-11-2017

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Issaittuq (Waterproof)

Issaittuq (Waterproof), Igloolik Isuma Productions, Artcirq 2007, Filmmakers Bruce Haulli, Kenneth Rasmussen, Guillaume Saladin. Inuktut w/Eng s-t.

This second Isuma-Artcirq co-production by Igloolik youth is a story about a young Inuk who lost his love. Using alcohol to put reality and the past behind, the past keeps hunting him. When he loses control and beats up a man on the street he is sentenced to two months in an outpost camp, where a hunter is waiting for him.

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45m 11s


alcoholism, Artcirq, ift_community_Igloolik, outpost camp




Keewatin Region, NU, Canada

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      Tungijuq (What We Eat)

      uploaded by: IsumaTV

      channel: IsumaTV 2.0

      Tungijuq (What We Eat), Isuma, Kunuk Cohn Productions 2009, Producer Stephane Rituit, Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphael, Zacharias Kunuk. Inuktut.

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      uploaded date: 12-03-2019

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      Nunaqpa (Going Inland)

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      Nunaqpa is the second Isuma recreated fiction, filmed with actors in 1990 recreating a Summer caribou hunt in the 1930's. For Igloolik Inuit, it is the time of Nunaqpa, 'going inland,' the long walk in search of summer-fat caribou to catch enough meat for the hard winter ahead. Two families leave for the hunt, while the old couple and grandmother wait by the shore for their return.

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      uploaded date: 29-10-2006

    • 8m 48s


      uploaded by: Artcirq

      channel: Artcirq

      407, Artcirq, Igloolik Isuma, NITV productions 2006, Producer Guillaume Saladin, Director Bruce Haulli. Inuktut w/English s-t.

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      uploaded date: 21-02-2006

    • 58m 23s

      Qaggiq (Gathering Place)

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

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      uploaded date: 30-09-1988