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In Celebration of Nunavut - Inuit Arts - Volume 2

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Five videos featuring Inuit artists and their stunning work, from ivory carving to film animation. This series also focuses on traditional crafts like igloo building and kamik sewing. Volume 2 contains: Animation from Cape Dorset (18 min. 52 sec.) In 1972 the NFB helped start a workshop to introduce film animation to Cape Dorset, Baffin Island. This film shows some of the results; fresh and often funny animated gems. In English and Inuktitut. (1973); Sikusilarmiut (28 min. 54 sec.) More from the Cape Dorset animation workshop, with stories behind some of the award-winning films made here, and a look at the lives of some of the filmmakers. (1975); Up North: Eskimo Art Colony (10 min. 38 sec.) A portrait of daily life in Cape Dorset that demonstrates the art of printmaking and shows changes wrought by the village's international reputation. Black and white. (1962)

1999, 59 min 16 s

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