Zacharias Kunuk


‘The Body Remembers’ wins two awards in VIFF’s BC Spotlight

Zacharias Kunuk’s One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk picked up the festival’s top Canadian film prize and Emerging Canadian Director went to Heather Young for Murmur.


Kunuk’s ‘Noah Piugattuk’ to open imagineNATIVE

Lyubov Borisova’s The Sun Above Me Never Sets will close the Indigenous film fest, which runs from Oct. 22 to 27.


In brief: Netflix ups int’l film focus, O’Hara joins Atomic’s Last Kids

Plus: Grace Glowicki’s Tito wins at SXSW, while Zacharias Kunuk will receive this year’s Order of Nunavut.

Searchers (Maliglutit)

Zacharias Kunuk wins TFCA’s Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

The Inuk filmmaker’s credits include Maliglutit, which made its world premiere in the Platform program at TIFF ’16.

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New CBC talk show puts Canadian film under the spotlight

Set to debut this weekend, The Filmmakers looks at the making of 11 homegrown features, including Deepa Mehta’s Water and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell.

Those Who Make Revolution

TIFF ’16: Two Canadian features to bow in Platform program

Maliglutit and ‘Those Who Make Revolution’ (pictured) will compete for a $25,000 prize.


Angirattutt added to imagineNATIVE lineup

The doc from Zacharias Kunuk will have its world bow at the festival, along with Candace Maracle’s The Grandfather of All Treaties. (Angirattutt pictured.)


Filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk & Col. Chris Hadfield named Eco-Heroes

Also announced: Green Screen and Green Pitch award finalists for the upcoming Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival (John Walker’s Arctic Defenders pictured).


Berlin to screen Zacharias Kunuk’s Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

The Cannes award-winning Inuit film (pictured) will be part of an aboriginal film focus that includes works by fellow Canadian directors like Willie Dunn and Colin Low.

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NFB and NFDC kick off training program

The NFB and the Nunavut Film Development Corporation have partnered to provide training for creatives in the Nunavut film, television and digital media industries.