ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥᒃ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᕈᓐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᐲᑦ? ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒧᐊᕐᓗᑎᑦ

ᑕᕆᔭᕋᓱᒃᑕᐃᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᐃᓗᐊᕐᐸ? ᐊᓯᓪᓕᕐᓗᒍ ᓱᒃᑲᐃᓂᕐᓴᒧᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᓇᕐᑐᒧᑦ

The Big Lemming

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30 June 2016

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Inspired by the work of my maternal grandfather, Pudlo Pudlat, this stop-motion short tells the story of a male owl, driven by hunger, as he goes in search of food in a late-spring snowstorm – but in his pursuit he may have met his match.

Writer/director/producer: Mosha Folger

I could not have completed the project without the help of Karen, my partner in all things.

The wonderful viola soundtrack was composed and performed by Anishinaabe musician Melody McKiver.

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Duration:

4m 3s

Tagged:

carvings, Inuit, soapstone, stop motion animation

ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᕐᕖᑦ: folger

    • 22m 9s

      They Called Her Sam

      uploaded by: folger

      channel: folger

      a film by Mosha Folger

      with
      Karen Beddard
      Ed Folger
      Nikkutai Folger

      music:
      Nancy Lesh
      Moby
      Nine Inch Nails

      Extended Cut

      with financial and other assistance from SAW Video and the City of Ottawa

      Uqalimakkanirit

      uploaded date: 19-02-2017

    • 4m 3s

      The Big Lemming

      uploaded by: folger

      channel: folger

      Inspired by the work of my maternal grandfather, Pudlo Pudlat, this stop-motion short tells the story of a male owl, driven by hunger, as he goes in search of food in a late-spring snowstorm – but in his pursuit he may have met his match.

      Writer/director/producer: Mosha Folger

      I could not have completed the project without the help of Karen, my partner in all things.

      Uqalimakkanirit

      uploaded date: 30-06-2016

    • 17m 32s

      Never Saw It

      uploaded by: folger

      channel: folger

      Mosha Folger draws a narrative arc with spoken word and song; from his Inuit ancestors hunting seals to leaving his Arctic home to the glimmer of hope he sees for the future of his people.… Uqalimakkanirit

      uploaded date: 21-01-2009