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April 19 GIBSONS and SECHELT. Gibsons 7pm, Sechelt 2pm and 7pm
SPECIAL FREE SCREENING: Canada On Screen 150th Birthday Event
Canada 2001, 161 min, drama.
Director: Zacharias Kunuk. Inuktitut with English subtitles.
SCFS joins with Film Circuit’s Canada On Screen to offer this Canadian classic free to Sunshine Coast residents in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The first film ever made in the Inuktitut language, Atanarjuat tells a culturally accurate tale of love and revenge. Winner of 26 international awards, this powerful and challenging film was shot on location in the Canadian Arctic. Atanarjuat is not only a spellbinding story about an individual and his culture and community, but it’s also a landmark in Canadian film history. Happy Birthday, Canada.
Note that our 7 pm screening time is half an hour earlier than usual to allow for the length of the film.
ATANARJUAT Lovers In The Snow soundtrack recording from composer Chris Crilly.
The Fast Runner. Review by Roger Ebert, rogerebert.com, June 28, 2002.
Atanarjuat voted No. 1 Canadian film of all time. CBC News. April 24, 2015.
A Far-Off Inuit World, in a Dozen Shades of White. Review by A.O. Scott in The New York Times, March 30, 2002.
The Hunter Who Happens to Make Movies: The Art of Zacharias Kunuk. Article by Denis Seguin in The Walrus, September 12, 2012.
Camera D’or (Zacharias Kunuk), Cannes Film Festival (2001)
More: 26 wins & 17 nominations.
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