In the Shadow of the Tugtupite

An exploration of the lands of Greenland that exemplify its beauty, while questioning the extractive industries taking from these lands and worrying about the long term effects of these harmful activities.

Director/Producer: Inuk Jørgensen (Inuit/Greenlandic)
Greenland | 2020 | 7 min
English/Greenlandic w English subtitles | Documentary Short
Ontario Premiere

Availability: Canada

Content Warnings: The film deals with colonial issues and does refer to the closing of settlements and “herding of people”, but does not directly address any incidents of historical trauma.

Inuk Jørgensen is an award-winning, Indigenous filmmaker who focuses on aesthetic images and personal stories that touch on the identity, history, and culture of the Greenlandic Inuit people.




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