The 5th Region
Gabriel Nuraki Koperqualuk (Inuk) / Aeyliya Husain (Inuk) | Canada | 2018 | 47 min | English | Documentary | World Premiere
Sat Oct 20 11:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2
Part of The 5th Region
Nancy and Joshua are Inuit but raised in southern Canada. All their lives they struggled with aspects of their identities and now begin to redefine what is means to be a young urban Inuk growing up under the shadow of the Sixties Scoop and the residential school system.
Gabriel Nuraki Koperqualuk is an emerging filmmaker and artist who graduated from Commercial Photography from Dawson College. He received film training through Video Paradiso, a mobile and has worked with Avataq Cultural Institute producing short videos.
Aeyliya Husain is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on issues of representation, images of war and their interpretation, women and photography. Selected films include, “Shooting War” and “Daughters of the Revolution.”