(1988, 58 min.) CANADA
Director: Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit)
Producer: Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit), Norman Cohn
Writer: Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit)
In Inuktitut with English subtitles.
The first of a trilogy of dramatic works loosely set in the
1930s about the Igloolik Inuit in Arctic Canada. In late winter,
four families celebrate the season with games, singing and drumming.
A young man, seeking a wife, gets the father's no, but her mother
Image credit: Director
Zacharias Kunuk - Photograph courtesy of Norman Cohn