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Redux: Shorts by Zacharias Kunuk

Two short docs by Canadian Inuk director Zacharias Kunuk are now available on Hot Docs at Home, free for Hot Docs members and subscribers, including From Inuk Point of View, a groundbreaking film about modern-day Inuit life in Iglooik–the first Inuit-produced film to receive professional artist funding from the Canada Council for the Arts; and Unikkaat Sivunittinnit (Messages From the Past), in which Kunuk captures invaluable and heartwarming footage of 13 Iglooik elders recording traditional ajaja songs for future generations. 

Digital remaster made possible by the generous financial support of Telefilm Canada, in partnership with Hot Docs. 

This free series is available exclusively to Hot Docs Members and Hot Docs at Home subscribers. 
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Series runs August 28 - December 29

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From Inuk Point of View

This groundbreaking short film about modern-day Inuit life in Iglooik was the first Inuit-produced film to receive professional artist funding from the Canada Council for the Arts.
  • D: Zacharius Kunuk
  • Canada
  • 1985
  • 28 min
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Unikkaat Sivunittinnit (Messages from the Past)

History-making Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk captures invaluable and heartwarming footage of 13 Iglooik elders recording traditional ajaja songs for future generations.
  • D: Zacharius Kanak & Paul Aarulaaq Quassa
  • Canada
  • 1991
  • 60 min
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