Trapped in a Human Zoo 

A lost diary solves the disappearance of an Inuit family over 100 years ago.


Guilhem Rondot


Roch Brunette


David Suzuki


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This is the story of the incredible journey of eight Inuit who came from Labrador in 1880 to Europe lured by promises of adventures and wealth, only to realize they had been trapped in a world that time has today forgotten; the world of human zoos. Thirty-five thousand indigenous people from around the world were recruited for these zoos. In this world, men, women and children were exhibited like animals. An era of scientific racism was ushered in. And if not for one small diary found after being lost for over one hundred years, written by a man named Abraham, their tragic story would have been forgotten forever. But 130 years later, author France Rivet and Inuit Elder Johannes Lampe, will uncover the mystery of their disappearance as they discover the remains of five members of the group in Paris. They will follow Abraham's voyage through Germany and France. In Berlin, they'll visit the zoos where our Inuit were displayed, in Paris they'll stroll along the museum galleries where the ...

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11 February 2016 (Canada) See more »

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PIX3 Films See more »
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