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Qaggiq (Gathering Place)

Director Zacharias Kunuk (Inuk)
Year 1989
Run Time 58min
Genre Drama
Conflicts arise when families in an Inuit camp build a communal igloo to celebrate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum dancing.

Director

Zacharias Kunuk (Inuk)

In 2015, Atanarjuat was selected as TIFF’s number one Canadian film of all time. Kunuk has directed shorts such as Exile and Home and features such as Maliglutit, which won the CSAs for best film and screenplay. He recently directed the series Hunting With My Ancestors and executive produced SGaawaay K'uuna (Edge of the Knife). His latest feature, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, premiered at TIFF 2019. Most recently, he directed the short The Shaman’s Apprentice, which won the CSA for Best Animated Short among other awards at festivals worldwide.

Cast

Eugene Ikkarnak (Inuk), Pauloosie Qulitalik (Inuk)

Producer

Zacharias Kunuk (Inuk)

Genre

Drama

Interests

Arts and Culture, BIPOC Stories, Environment, Indigenous Filmmaker

Original Language

Inuktitut

Language Version

EN Subtitles