Lumaaq: an Eskimo legend [French version] = Lumaaq: une legende esquimo

Canada, 1975

Film
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Lumaaq tells the story of a legend widely believed by the Povungnituk Innuit. The artist’s drawings are transferred to paper, cut out and animated under the camera. The result is Innuit prints in action. Dialogue, music and artwork make this film a total cultural transplant. Sound film without commentary.

Credits

director

Co Hoedeman

producer

Pierre Moretti

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:07:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33765

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Legends

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indigenous peoples - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Inuit - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

History → Eskimos - Legends

Literature → Eskimos - Legends

Literature → Legends - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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