Films Using Actors

  • 28m 50s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 6: Auriaq (Stalking)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 6. Igloolik, Spring 1946. It is the season of never-ending days. Two dog teams searching the spring ice, men and boys hunting day and night. Seals are everywhere: at the breathing holes, sleeping under the warm sun. Amachlainuk has a lucky day.

    Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 26-12-1995

  • 28m 50s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 8: Avamuktulik (Fish Swiming Back and Forth)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 8. Igloolik, Spring 1946. Inuaraq throws his bones at the river and finds the fish swimming back and forth. Back at the tent Qulitalik sends the young men out with fish spears to try their luck. The walk up the rushing river is exciting but treacherous. Fish are hiding. It's easy to fall in.

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 04-12-1995

  • 28m 54s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 10: Qaisut

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 10. Igloolik, Summer 1946. After the walrus hunt everyone is happy. There will be lots to eat for a long time. Children climb the famous cliffs of Qaisut, exploring paths and ruins left by hunters from the ancient times. Good walrus hunting doesn't only attract Inuit. Suddenly, Grandmother sees a polar bear after the meat.… Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 02-12-1995

  • 28m 51s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 12: Unaaq (Harpoon)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 12. Igloolik, Fall-Winter 1946. Sitting around the stone house carving a harpoon, Qulitalik starts talking about the year gone past. Everyone joins in with stories and laughter. Tea is boiling over the seal lamps, children playing on the caribou skin beds. Grandmother tells the old stories, everybody has a new one. Home is warm and cozy.… Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 30-11-1995

  • 48m 15s

    Nanugiurutiga (My First Polar Bear)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: NITV (Igloolik community-TV 1995-2007)

    The 11-year old son of Zacharias Kunuk is taught by his grandfather to capture his first bear. Igloolik elder, Abraham Ulayuruluk, recounts stories about hunting polar bears in the old days. Authentic views of hunting the most feared and respected animal in the Arctic.

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

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 16-11-1994

  • 52m 32s

    Arviq! (Bowhead!)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: MICH Living Archives

    In 1994, fulfilling the dying wish of a respected Elder, a group of Inuit hunters from Igloolik illegally catches a bowhead whale after years of government prohibition. An event which sparks a legal controversy.

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 11-10-1994

  • 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.

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 28-10-1993

  • 28m 51s

    Umiaq Part 1

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Paul Apak Expedition Videos

    Paul Apak Angilirq (1954-1998) was vice-president and co-founder of Isuma. Apak began his career in 1978 as a trainee in Canada's Inukshuk Project, the first project to train indigenous TV producers in remote communities.

    Year of Production: 2009

    Country: Canada

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 04-11-1990

  • 28m 51s

    Umiaq Part 2

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Paul Apak Expedition Videos

    Paul Apak Angilirq (1954-1998) was vice-president and co-founder of Isuma. Apak began his career in 1978 as a trainee in Canada's Inukshuk Project, the first project to train indigenous TV producers in remote communities.

    Year of Production: 2009

    Country: Canada

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 04-10-1990

  • 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.

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 30-09-1988

  • 29m 31s

    Qitdlassuaq Part 1

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Paul Apak Expedition Videos

    Paul Apak Angilirq (1954-1998) was vice-president and co-founder of Isuma. Apak began his career in 1978 as a trainee in Canada's Inukshuk Project, the first project to train indigenous TV producers in remote communities.

    Year of Production: 2009

    Country: Canada

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 18-03-1988

  • 29m 20s

    Qitdlassuaq Part 2

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Paul Apak Expedition Videos

    Paul Apak Angilirq (1954-1998) was vice-president and co-founder of Isuma.Apak began his career in 1978 as a trainee in Canada's Inukshuk Project, the first project to train indigenous TV producers in remote communities.

    Year of Production: 2009

    Country: Canada

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 18-03-1988