Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice

A potent, mysterious glimpse into a young shaman’s journey as she travels to the underworld to find the answer to healing an ill community member. Facing dark spirits and physical challenges, she must trust her grandmother’s teachings and learn to control her fear.

Director/Writer: Zacharius Kunuk (Inuit)
Producers: Zacharius Kunuk (Inuit), Nadia Mike (Inuit)
Canada | 2021 | 21 min
Inuktitut w English Subtitles | Dramatic Short

Availability: Canada

Content Warnings: None

Zacharias Kunuk is a highly acclaimed director of more than 30 Inuit documentaries and feature films, including Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001 Cannes Camera d’Or). Angakusajaujuq is his first stop motion animation film.

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