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Angry Inuk

Directed by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Canada, 2016 (documentary, 82 minutes, colour, English / Inuktitut)
Also known as "Inuk en colère"
Angry Inuk
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"In her film Angry Inuk, Inuit director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Though most commercial sealing is conducted by Inuit in the Arctic, anti-sealing activism has created a perception of the industry that denies their central role in the sealskin market. To reinsert themselves into the international discussion, these Inuit activists must inconvenience the fundraising campaigns of animal groups by using all the tricks in the social media book, and invent some of their own along the way, like 'sealfies.' [...]"
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Produced by: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Bonnie Thompson, Bob Moore, Daniel Cross, David Christensen
Participants: Aaju Peter, Joannie Ikkidluak, Lasaloosie Ishulutak, Isuaqtuq Ikkidluak, Mikijuk Kolola, Joshua Kango, Meeka Mike, Niore Iqalukjuak, Jeannie Padluq, Annie Ikkidluak, Natsiq Kango
Cinematography: Qajaaq Ellsworth
Animation: Jonathan Wright
Film Editing: Sophie Farkas Bolla
Music: Florencia di Concilio
Production Company: Unikkaat Studios Inc., National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada

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