Book - The Journals of Knud Rasmussen
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen: A Sense of Memory and High-definition Inuit Storytelling
447 pages, edited by Gillian Robinson
Released February 1, 2008, The Journals of Knud Rasmussen: A Sense of Memory and High-definition Inuit Storytelling is the third book edited by Gillian Robinson and released by Isuma Publishing. Combining features of the previously-released Atanarjuat The Fast Runner Companion Book and the Isuma Inuit Studies Reader, The Journals of Knud Rasmussen: A Sense of Memory and High-definition Inuit Storytelling includes the complete original English and Inuktitut screenplays of the prize-winning film, over 100 startling color and black & white photographs and 25 pieces of writing reflecting on themes of memory, history and Isuma's unique approach to filmmaking as Inuit storytelling.
Contributing writers include essays, fiction and poetry by Lee Maracle, Floyd Favel, Hugh Brody, Alberto Manguel, Alootook Ipillee, Louise Halfe and others, along with extended interviews with The Journals co-directors, Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, conducted by Joysanne Sidimus. 447 pages, hardcover. Order from wandav [at] vtape [dot] org.