Nowhere Land

Nowhere Land

| 14 min

This short documentary serves as a quiet elegy for a way of life, which exists now only in the memories of those who experienced it. Bonnie Ammaaq and her family remember it vividly. When Bonnie was a little girl, her parents packed up their essentials, bundled her and her younger brother onto a long, fur-lined sled and left the government-manufactured community of Igloolik to live off the land, as had generations of Inuit before them.

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Nowhere Land, Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq
  • writer
    Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq
    Alicia Smith
  • producer
    Alicia Smith
  • executive producer
    David Christensen
  • narration
    Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq
  • director of photography
    Nate Smith
  • sound recording
    Christine Fellows
  • music recordist
    Christine Fellows
  • sound design
    Christine Fellows
  • picture editor
    Erika MacPherson
  • sound mix engineer
    Howard Rissin
  • on-line colourist
    Andrew Shire
  • truck rental
    Terry Uyarak
  • driver
    Terry Uyarak
    Joey Ammaq
  • polar bear moderator
    Todd Ammaaq
  • translator
    Suzie Napayok-Short
  • production coordinator
    Faye Yoneda
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • program administrator
    Bree Beach
    Ginette D'Silva
  • centre operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • director general
    Michelle van Beusekom

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