Angry Inuk

Angry Inuk

| 1 h 22 min
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In her film Angry Inuk, Inuit director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Though most commercial sealing is conducted by Inuit in the Arctic, anti-sealing activism has created a perception of the industry that denies their central role in the sealskin market. To reinsert themselves into the international discussion, these Inuit activists must inconvenience the fundraising campaigns of animal groups by using all the tricks in the social media book, and invent some of their own along the way, like “sealfies.” Seal meat is a staple food for Inuit, and many of the pelts are sold to offset the extraordinary cost of hunting. Inuit are spread across extensive lands and waters, and their tiny population is faced with a disproportionate responsibility for protecting the environment. They are pushing for a sustainable way to take part in the global economy, but in opposition stands an army of well-funded activists and well-meaning celebrities.

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Credits
  • writer
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
  • director
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
  • producer
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Bob Moore
    Daniel Cross
    David Christensen
  • director of photography
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
  • editor
    Sophie Farkas Bolla
  • composer
    Florencia di Concilio
  • featuring
    Aaju Peter
    Joannie Ikkidluak
    Lasaloosie Ishulutak
    Isuaqtuq Ikkidluak
    Mikijuk Kolola
    Joshua Kango
    Meeka Mike
    Niore Iqalukjuak
    Jeannie Padluq
    Annie Ikkidluak
    Natsiq Kango
  • location sound recordist
    Daniel Cross
    Frans Lindell
    Illona Petterson
    Edmund Charles Van Dyk
    Donald Stewart
    Chris Ikonomopoulous
  • visual research
    Edmund Duff
  • story editor
    Daniel Cross
  • graphics
    Jonathan Wright
  • illustrations
    Jonathan Wright
  • animation
    Jonathan Wright
  • sound design
    Kyle Stanfield
  • re-recording mixer
    Cory Rizos

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  • JeM1977

    Where do I find this film?

    JeM1977, 2 Dec 2016
  • oliviersthilaire

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    oliviersthilaire, 22 Nov 2016
  • mriback

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    mriback, 22 Nov 2016