Stories From Our Land 1.5: Nippaq

Stories From Our Land 1.5: Nippaq

                                Stories From Our Land 1.5: Nippaq
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In this short film, hunter Joshua Atagooyuk stands by a seal's breathing hole. He hunches over, silent, waiting. The sun crosses the sky, hours pass, yet Atagooyuk remains, waiting for the right moment to strike.

Stories from Our Land: 1.5 gave 6 Nunavut filmmakers the opportunity to each create a 5-minute short. Each film had to be made without the use of interviews or narration while telling a northern story from a northern perspective. The project was a collaboration between the NFB and the Nunavut Film Development Corporation.

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Stories From Our Land 1.5: Nippaq, Qajaaq Ellsworth, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
  • director
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
  • editor
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
  • cinematographer
    Qajaaq Ellsworth
    Scott Parker
  • director mentor
    Scott Parker
  • participant
    Joshua Atagooyuk
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Faye Yoneda
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • program administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • producer
    David Christensen
  • executive producer
    David Christensen

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