| 30 min

In this short film, artist Jobie Weetaluktuk turns his gaze on his family and the power of ritual through the story of a young woman and her unplanned child.

In Inukjuak, an Inuit community in the Eastern Arctic, a baby boy has come into the world and they call him Timuti, a name that recurs across generations of his people, evoking other Timutis, alive and dead, who will nourish his spirit and shape his destiny.

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  • director
    Jobie Weetaluktuk
  • participation
    Andrew P. Atagotaaluk
    Jacka Echalook
    Elisapee Inukpuk
    Kim Moorhouse
    Timothy Napartuk
    Bobby Nayoumealuk
    Alacie Sherry Nayoumealuk
    Timothy Tommy Nayoumealuk
    Valerie Nayoumealuk
    Annie Nowra
    Lucy Weetaluktuk
  • animation
    Jonathan Wright
    Firas Momani
    Fred Casia
  • director of photography
    Sylvaine Dufaux
  • sound recordist
    Claude Hazanavicius
  • editor
    MeiYen Chan
  • original music
    Geronimo Inutiq
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • art director
    Elisapee Inukpuk
  • music
    Elisapee Inukpuk
  • researcher
    Carol Rowan
  • digital imaging specialist
    Éloi Champagne
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • producer
    Kat Baulu
  • executive producer
    Ravida Din