Maliglutit / Searchers
A film by Zacharias Kunuk
6:00PM, Saturday, May 6th, Blanton Museum of Art
Tickets Link Coming Soon!
This film is co-presented with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Canada, Drama, 2016
94 min, Color
Inuktitut with English subtitles
Nunavut, circa 1913. Kuanana returns from a caribou hunt to discover his wife and daughter have been kidnapped, and the rest of his family slaughtered. His father’s spirit helper, the loon Kallulik, sets him on course to overturn fate and reunite his family.
About the director
Zacharias Kunuk is a renowned filmmaker whose dramatic feature films include ATANARJUAT: THE FAST RUNNER, which won the Camera d’Or at the Cannes film festival in 2001, and THE JOURNALS OF KNUD RASMUSSEN, co-directed with Norman Cohn, which opened the Toronto International Film Festival in 2006. Zach is the winner of a National Arts Award, the National Aboriginal Achievement Award and was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2005.
Co-Director: Natar Ungalaaq
Producer: Zacharias Kunuk, Jonathan Frantz, Cara Di Staulo
Production Companies: Kingulliit Productions
Screenwriter: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn
Cinematographer: Jonathan Frantz
Editor: Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk
Music: Tanya Tagaq, Chris Cully
Cast: Benjamin Kunuk, Jocelyne Immaroitok, Karen Ivalu, Joseph Uttak, Joey Sarpinak, Jonah Qunaq
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