Zacharias Kunuk in conversation with Faye Ginsburg (2021)

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  • 50min

Zacharias Kunuk in conversation with Faye Ginsburg

Recorded Q&A about the RAI President’s Award-winning film, “One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk” (2019)

We are privileged to present this wide-ranging online discussion covering the background behind the making of the RAI President’s Award-winning film, “One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk” (2019). We learn about what inspired Kunuk to make this film, how they researched the story and how the film was shot on location. Led by a series of incisive and well-informed questions from Ginsburg, Kunuk reveals a great deal of passion and detail about his unique style of filmmaking. If you have been moved by the film, you will not want to miss this interview. Learn more about catering for dog teams, radio from Greenland, why 1961, Noah Piugattuk’s real life, dog-sledding songs, the work of mistranslation, improv on ice, the longest takes, IsumaTV in Venice, the incursion of corporate mining in the region,Canada’s first Inuktut television channel and what’s next for Zacharias Kunuk

A live Q&A with Zacharias Kunuk, Hugh Brody and Faye Ginsburg will take place on Zoom on Sunday 21 March, 20:00 - 20:50 UTC. Find a link to join the live discussion here.

Also see: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk (2019): A tense, but at times humorous, historical drama about translation, (mis)communication and resistance to Canada’s forced resettlement policy.

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