Espace Culturel Ashukan, 431 Jacques-Cartier Place Montreal, Quebec  
Jun 17, 2017 | 1:30 pm

Inuk en colère (2016 | 82 min), by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

In her award-winning documentary, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Armed with social media and their own sense of humour and justice, this group is bringing its own voice into the conversation and presenting themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.

Sophie Farkas Bolla, the film’s editor, will be present.

Watch the trailer here.

Chroniques de notre terre natale – Nippaq (2012 | 3 min), by Qajaaq Ellsworth

Hunter Joshua Atagooyuk stands by a seal’s breathing hole. He hunches over, silent, waiting. The sun crosses the sky, hours pass, yet Atagooyuk remains, waiting for the right moment to strike.

Films presented in French. 

More information here.

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