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Zacharias Kunuk

Zacharias Kunuk was born on November 27, 1957 in Kapuivik, Nunavut, Canada. He is a director and producer, known for Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001), Maliglutit (2016) and The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006). See full bio »

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Maliglutit Director
Nanugiurutiga Director


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 2016 Maliglutit
 2013 Inuit Cree Reconciliation (Documentary)
 2011/VIII Home (Short)
 2011 The National Parks Project (Documentary)
 2010 Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change (Documentary)
 2009/II Exile (Documentary)
 2004 Kunuk Family Reunion (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Angakkuiit: Shaman Stories (Documentary)
 2002 Arviq: Bowhead! (Documentary)
 2001 Ajainaa! (Almost!) (Documentary)
 2000 Nanugiurutiga (Documentary)
 1999 Nipi (Voice) (Documentary)
 1991 Going Inland
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Kunus has said his love of movies came from watching 16mm John Wayne films on Saturday nights at a community center. See more »

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