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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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Timuti, Jobie Weetaluktuk, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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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
  • music - performance
    Sylvia Cloutier
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • 1st assistant director
    Isabella-Rose Rowan Weetaluktuk
  • production manager
    Jason Annahatak
  • art director
    Elisapee Inukpuk
  • grip
    Claude Sauvageau
  • data wrangler
    Jean-Sébastien Caron
  • 1st assistant camera
    Martine Leclerc
  • catering
    Mélanie Boudreau
    Eva Nutara
    François St-Jean
  • production assistant
    Antony Routledge
  • music
    Elisapee Inukpuk
  • researcher
    Carol Rowan
  • online editor
    Denis Gathelier
  • head of coordination and project support
    Pierre Ferlatte
  • technical coordination, projects
    Steve Hallé
  • technical coordinator - shooting equipment
    Steve Hallé
  • project technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
    Jean-François Laprise
    France Couture
  • digital editing technician
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • digital imaging specialist
    Éloi Champagne
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • transcription
    Jason Annahatak
  • mentor
    Lynn Trout
    Robbie Ditchburn
  • trainer
    Lynn Trout
    Robbie Ditchburn
  • translation
    Jason Annahatak
    Jobie Weetaluktuk
    Robert Paquin
  • marketing manager
    Jean Saad
  • publicist
    Pat Dillon
  • publicity stills
    Sylvaine Dufaux
    Jason Annahatak
  • senior production coordinator
    Isabelle Limoges
  • production coordinator
    Christine Williams
  • program administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
  • producer
    Kat Baulu
  • executive producer
    Ravida Din

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