An Inuk filmmaker takes a close look at the central role of seal hunting in the lives of the Inuit, the importance of the revenue they earn from sales of seal skins, and the negative impact...
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Red Crow Mi'kmaq reservation, 1976: By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 16 must attend residential school. In the kingdom of the Crow, that means imprisonment at St. Dymphna's. That means being at the mercy of "Popper", the sadistic Indian agent who runs the school.
Inspired by the John Ford film The Searchers, an Inuit woman and her daughter are kidnapped by three Inuit men, while her husband and son are away. The Inuit husband sets out on a journey to find his family and punish the perpetrators.
Five Indigenous women filmmakers from across Canada challenge one another to make a film under a set of restrictions tailored to each filmmaker. Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nunavut/ ... See full summary »
An Inuk filmmaker takes a close look at the central role of seal hunting in the lives of the Inuit, the importance of the revenue they earn from sales of seal skins, and the negative impact that international campaigns against the seal hunt have had on their lives.
Poignant and compelling story that needs to be seen
Beautiful cinematography of a gorgeous land and people, whose way of life was destroyed by the avarice of distant campaigners. The lies, deceit and political manipulations by those who claim to promote animal welfare are fully revealed to show activists who in reality care nothing for animal welfare (or people, for that matter) as long as they make money from gullible EU politicians and consumers. This film is a "must see", if you truly want to hear 'both sides' of a controversial issue before deciding which side to support.
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