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    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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Nunaqpa (Going Inland) 1991

Second Isuma recreated fiction, 1991. Summer 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 waits by the shore for their return...

Nunaqpa is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

FILMMAKERS: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Pauloosie Qulitalik

Year of Production: 1991

SCREENINGS & TELEVISION:
Knowledge Network, TVNC, TVOntario and screenings in 10 countries including Smithsonian Institution, Scott Polar Institute, Canadian Embassy Tokyo, Danish Film Workshop and Conference of International TV Documentary on Culture, Taiwan.

Distributor Information: Vtape

Country: Canada

Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

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      Tungijuq

      uploaded by: IsumaTV

      channel: IsumaTV 2.0

      What We Eat: Inuit jazz throat-singer Tanya Tagaq, and Cannes-winning filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, talk back to Brigitte Bardot and anti-sealhunting lobby on the eternal reality of hunting. Selected for Sundance, Toronto International Film Festival, Best Short, imagineNATIVE Film Fest 2009.

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      uploaded date: 12-03-2009

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      Issaittuq (Waterproof)

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      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.

      Filmmaker: Bruce Haulli-Kenneth Rasmussen

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      uploaded date: 10-02-2007

    • 58m 16s

      Nunaqpa (Going Inland) 1991

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      Second Isuma recreated fiction, 1991. Summer 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 waits by the shore for their return...

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      uploaded date: 29-10-2006

    • 8m 48s

      407

      uploaded by: Artcirq

      channel: Artcirq

      This short film highlights the importance, in a small Arctic community, of simply saying "hello" to those we meet on the streets. This could change or even save a life.


      Production year: 2007
      Format: HDV

      Filmmaker: Bruce Haulli
      Producer: Guillaume Saladin & Bruce Haulli (Artcirq)

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      uploaded date: 21-02-2006

    • 30m 35s

      Saputi (Fish Traps) 1993

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      Third Isuma recreated fiction, 1993. As summer ends near Igloolik in the 1930's, three families build a saputi to trap fish going upriver for the winter. The days are getting shorter and young people daydream, while waiting for fish to come. But nature is not always predictable....

      Saputi is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

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      uploaded date: 28-10-1993

    • 58m 23s

      Qaggiq (Gathering Place) 1988

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      First Isuma recreated fiction. A late-winter Inuit camp in the 1930's. Four families build a qaggiq, a large communal igloo, to celebrate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum dancing. A young man seeks a wife. The girl's father says no, but her mother says yes...

      Qaggiq is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

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      uploaded date: 30-09-1988