Angry Inuk

Angry Inuk

                                Angry Inuk
| 1 h 22 min

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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.

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Angry Inuk, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • 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
  • additional camera operator
    John Price
    Christopher Ball
    Jonathan Wright
    Anthony Von Seck
    Van Royko
    Georg Schmitt
    Vera Perrone
    Ryan Mullins
    Mark Aspland
    Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
    Jake Hanna
    Stacey Aglok MacDonald
  • location sound recordist
    Daniel Cross
    Frans Lindell
    Illona Petterson
    Edmund Charles Van Dyk
    Donald Stewart
    Chris Ikonomopoulous
  • skidoo driver
    Joshua Atagooyuk
    Philippe Lavallée
    Jonathan Wright
    Levi Pishuktie
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
  • kimmirut fixer
    Aniqniq Nikki Michael
  • production services
    Valerie Shamash
    Marina Serrao
    Daniela Flori
  • post-production supervisor
    Victor Sandrasagra
  • post-production coordinator
    Azed Kettani
  • visual research
    Edmund Duff
  • music supervisor
    Edmund Duff
  • additional editing
    Edmund Duff
  • story editor
    Daniel Cross
  • mentoring director
    Daniel Cross
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • production co-ordinator
    Faye Yoneda
    Ginette D'Silva
    Jasmine Pullukatt
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • unit administrator
    Bree Beach
  • centre operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • co-producer in development
    Stacey Aglok MacDonald
  • graphics
    Jonathan Wright
  • illustrations
    Jonathan Wright
  • animation
    Jonathan Wright
  • graphics assistance
    Julie Palnychenko
  • colour grading
    Alain Omer Duranceau
  • sound design
    Kyle Stanfield
  • dialogue editing
    Cory Rizos
  • re-recording mixer
    Cory Rizos
  • accounting services
    General Ledjah
    Dan Lacroix
    Stephen Kamp
  • auditor
    Thomas Pietrkowski
  • insurance
    Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc.
  • legal services
    Remy Khouzam
  • None

    Superb film about an important issue and culture; made by a very talented filmmaker!

    None, 23 Jan 2020
  • None

    What an educational, well produced film story on an extremely important subject. Thank you.

    None, 14 Nov 2019
  • None

    What a beautiful and amazing film.

    None, 7 Sep 2018
  • ehajdu70

    Truly incredible documentary. It brought tears in my eyes. Canadians must stand together with Inuit peoples. The ban on seal is wrong in many levels. Canada MUST preserve Inuit culture, and way of life.

    ehajdu70, 28 Aug 2018
  • samalamb

    This movie was amazing! Please don't stop making movies. I'm so frustrated and sad - They say "protect the seal" and I say, "protect the children." The ban on seal is ignorant at best.

    samalamb, 19 Jun 2017
  • marie.anoa.portail

    Documentaire sensé qui me donne envie de parler un peu! On y comprend la stratégie subtile et perverse de nos sociétés et l'exploitation des bons sentiments du peuple par certaines associations environnementales majeures à des fins non éthiques, purement financières et, à terme, destructrices de l’environnement (...Une nouvelle désillusion pour moi...). Il s'agit encore une fois d'utiliser les gens, leur ramollir le cerveau et les manipuler mais il y a de l'horreur, je trouve, à se servir des aspects les plus honorables de l'humain dont l'empathie... C'est le comble du piège, qui devient de plus en plus courant et peut être ressenti comme une vraie trahison envers l'humanité. Malgré la décroissance du nombre des conflits, rapportée pour ce dernier siècle, la capacité de perversion semble quant à elle avoir et pouvoir encore augmenter ! Ce documentaire amène aussi à la réflexion sur la confrontation des réalités et leurs causes. Se croire supérieur et plus intelligent que tout et notamment des peuples humains paisibles et connectés au plus proche de la nature du fait de notre amour envers le béton, l'avidité et notre soi-disant meilleure éducation ou sécurité? Vraiment? Notre erreur est peut être plutôt d’avoir peur des lois naturelles, elles-mêmes? Cette dernière raison, ce rejet de la nature, pourrait engendrer une incapacité à se remettre en question, à changer et à s'ouvrir à plus grand que ce que l'on maitrise et raisonne, ce qui est pourtant le propre et le naturel de l’évolution du vivant, le moteur, non? Il est clair qu'une des qualités de l'humain des plus ancrée est son adaptation à l'environnement qui l'entoure. Ainsi, en créant des environnements artificiels, déconnectés de la nature, l'humain, avec le temps, s’égare naturellement mais vraiment du chemin de la vie.

    marie.anoa.portail, 3 Mar 2017
  • Serge van der Lingen

    Dear Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, What an fantastic film! I just watched your powerful film "Angry Inuk" and immediately search online to find where I could add my support. Your film is very well made and really captures how important the commercial seal hunt is to your people and way of life. I commend you and everyone involved, on both sides of the lens, for making and sharing this "Educational" film with the world. The film is listed under the film subjects; "Traditional way of life" and "Hunting" , but hopely the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) can update it to be listed under all the relevant film categories on this site. I would especially like to see it listed as an educational film. Hopefully the NFB can also include some links and references to the film's description, where people can go to learn how they can help. Best wishes to you the Inuit people, Serge P.S. Love the Inuit facial and body tattoos. So beautiful!

    Serge van der Lingen, 7 Feb 2017
  • rskucheran

    I really hope this is available online soon! Or another screening in Toronto.

    rskucheran, 6 Jan 2017
  • JeM1977

    Where do I find this film?

    JeM1977, 2 Dec 2016
  • oliviersthilaire

    When can we see this?

    oliviersthilaire, 22 Nov 2016
  • mriback

    When will this be available?

    mriback, 22 Nov 2016

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