Inuuvunga - I Am Inuk, I Am Alive

Inuuvunga - I Am Inuk, I Am Alive


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In this feature-length documentary, 8 Inuit teens with cameras offer a vibrant and contemporary view of life in Canada's North. They also use their newly acquired film skills to confront a broad range of issues, from the widening communication gap between youth and their elders to the loss of their peers to suicide. In Inuktitut with English subtitles.

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Inuuvunga - I Am Inuk, I Am Alive, Bobby Echalook, Sarah Idlout, Laura Iqaluk, Linus Kasudluak, Dora Ohaituk, Rita-Lucy Ohaituk, Willia Ningeok, Caroline Ningiuk, Mila Aung-Thwin, Daniel Cross & Brett Gaylor, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Bobby Echalook
    Sarah Idlout
    Laura Iqaluk
    Linus Kasudluak
    Dora Ohaituk
    Rita-Lucy Ohaituk
    Willia Ningeok
    Caroline Ningiuk
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Daniel Cross
    Brett Gaylor
  • participant
    Lucassie Echalook
    Janet Idlout
    Elisapee Inukpuk
    Johnny Inukpuk
    Mary Patsauq Iqaluk
    Nellie Nastapoka
    Anna Ohaituk
    Leo-Paul Ohaituk
  • production assistant
    Caroline Oweetaluktuk
  • assistant editor
    Tunu Napartuk
    Anna Oweetaluktuk
    Caroline Oweetaluktuk
  • logging
    Tom Fennario
    Tunu Napartuk
    Joanna Okpik
  • translation
    Tunu Napartuk
    Anna Oweetaluktuk
    Caroline Oweetaluktuk
  • sound editor
    Marco Fania
  • foley artist
    Chris Piggins
  • foley recordist
    Franck Wastiaux
  • sound library technician
    Vital Millette
  • sound re-recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording technician
    Hilary Thomson
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • online editing
    Sylvain Desbiens
    Denis Gathelier
  • digital editing technician
    Ochelle Greenidge
    Martine Forget
    Phyllis Lewis
    Chaz Oliver
    Danielle Raymond
  • title design
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • post-production co-ordinator
    Claude Cardinal
  • studio clerk
    Sia Koukoulas
  • studio administrator
    Nickie Merulla
    Marie Tonto-Donati
  • music clearances
    Sylvia Mezei
  • marketing manager
    Moira Keigher
  • graphic design
    Conor Virtue
  • producer
    Pierre Lapointe
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner

  • plantation

    Genuine people that speak from their hearts. Outstanding film that deserves 110% praise and recognition !!

    plantation, 17 Apr 2011
  • Janet

    A totally awesome movie-thank you for making it. I hope all the teenagers are doing well and finding a way through the challenges.

    Janet, 2 Feb 2011

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