Films Using Actors

  • 28m 54s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 9: Aiviaq (Walrus Hunt)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Jon's Working Channel

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 9. Igloolik, Summer 1946. The distant sound of the atookatookatook ¼, the first gas engine to arrive in Igloolik, brings a surprise visitor to Qaisut, island of the walrus hunters. The Priest arrives to study Inuit life, to dig in the ancient ruins and to see the hunt.

    uploaded date: 03-12-1995

  • 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.

    uploaded date: 02-12-1995

  • 28m 53s

    Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 11: Tuktuliaq (Caribou Hunt)

    uploaded by: Norman Cohn

    channel: Transmediale

    Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 11. Igloolik, Fall 1945. Even here, news of the terrible world war raging outside makes people frightened and uneasy. They talk of the danger of the unknown future, of shamanistic intervention to protect their culture. The weather turns colder.

    uploaded date: 01-12-1995

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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

    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.

    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

    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

    uploaded date: 18-03-1988

  • 29m 20s

    Qitdlassuaq Part 3

    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

    uploaded date: 17-03-1988

  • 29m 20s

    Qitdlassuaq Part 4

    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

    uploaded date: 16-03-1988