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imagineNATIVE Co-Presentation with Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton

  • Workers Arts and Heritage Centre 51 Stuart Street Hamilton, ON, L8L 1B5 Canada (map)

Co-Presentation - Angry Inuk (Feature Documentary)
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton

June 8
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton

Join us at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre in Hamilton on June 8 for a FREE screening of Angry Inuk. This screening is part of a series presented in June with Hamilton Artists’ Inc. and the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

The screening is FREE and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis

About the Film:

Arnaquq-Baril and her cameras travel through the Canadian Arctic, giving voice to the people the animal activists rarely bother to meet: the hunters, the craftspeople, the families for whom the seal hunt is a critical part of their livelihood and survival. She follows a group of students to Europe, where they plead the Inuit case before a European Union panel.

The film interweaves the reality of Inuit life with the story of their challenge to both the anti-sealing industry and those nations that mine resources on Inuit lands while simultaneously destroying the main sustainable economy available to the people who live there. As one student said, “We need to stop the cultural prejudice that is imposed on us by not being allowed to benefit from our natural surroundings without having to drill into the ground. And that’s really all we want as a people.”

Event Details available here