Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner (2001, 161 minutes) is an exciting action thriller set in ancient Igloolik. The film unfolds as a life-threatening struggle of love, jealousy, murder and revenge between powerful natural and supernatural characters. Atanarjuat is Canada's first feature-length fiction film written, produced, directed, and acted by Inuit.

When 18 February 2015
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where The Cairns Institute Lecture Theatre (Room D3.054)
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The film will be introduced by filmmaker and anthropologist Jennifer Deger at the Cairns Institute and followed by an open forum discussion.

Screened with permission of the Igloolik Isuma Productions.


Atanarjuat poster


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