The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced the 2017 winners -MY HERO BROTHER won both the The Audience Choice Award and Best Documentary Award.
NAME OF FILM: ANGRY INUK
DIRECTOR(S): Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: A vivid depiction of the quiet anger of a people whose very subsistence is being threatened from many angles. An outcry to reassess the preconceptions around commercial seal-hunting, while illustrating the role of global sealskin trade for Inuit.
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s documentary Angry Inuk has been voted winner of the Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival People’s Choice Award.
NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema at the Berlin Film Festival will focus in 2017 on Indigenous cinema from the Arctic.
TIFF has selected the films to screen in the 16th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival lineup, showcasing the top 10 features, shorts and student shorts for 2016.
The 17th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival running October 19 to 23, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario will open with Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk.
The Calgary International Film Festival announced the Second Wave of Films screening at the 2016 festival.