of Knud Rasmussen
(2006, 112 min.) CANADA/DENMARK
Director: Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit) and Norman Cohn
Actors: Samuelie Ammaq, Leah Angutimarik, Pakak Innukshuk, Natar
Ungalaaq, Neeve Irngaut Uttak
In Inuktitut and Danish with English subtitles.
Drawing from the accounts of Knud Rasmussen, a Danish-Greenlandic
Inuit explorer, the coming of Christianity and commerce to the
Canadian North is seen through the eyes of the last great shaman
of Igloolik and his headstrong daughter.
Image credit: The
Journals of Knud Rasmussen; The Journals of Knud Rasmussen