Circumpolar Cinema: Aka Hansen

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Nuuk-based Aka Hansen is a trailblazing member of the country’s new generation of emerging filmmakers. While much of her work is made with a Greenlandic audience in mind, her experimental shorts and horror features have garnered just as much attention from international viewers.

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Spirit Wrestler Gallery to Close its Doors this October

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After 24 years, Vancouver’s Spirit Wrestler Gallery is closing its doors to the public as of October 15, 2019, with operations ending on October 31, 2019. Founded in 1995, the gallery became well-known for showcasing the work of a host of leading Indigenous artists from across Canada and beyond.

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Circumpolar Cinema: Katie Doane Avery

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From intimate family dramas and coming-of-age romances to a steam punk, alt-historical epic lead by four Indigenous women in the Old West, Iñupiaq filmmaker Katie Doane Avery’s category-defying stories continue to challenge the stereotypical tropes that often pervade narrative filmmaking.

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Circumpolar Cinema: Mosha Folger

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Films and filmmaking have been an integral part of Ottawa-based Mosha Folger’s life since he can remember. From documentaries to stop motion shorts and music videos, the director captures the nuances of numerous social, economic and political issues facing those living throughout the Arctic.

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Arnait and Isuma’s Latest Co-Production Coming This Fall

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Alongside the official trailer, additional details have been released for third feature film written and directed by award-winning filmmakers Madeline Ivalu and Marie-Hélène Cousineau. Set in Nunavik shortly after World War II, Restless River (2019) is based off Gabrielle Roy’s 1970 novel Windflower.

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