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Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)

This screening took place on
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

The newly re-mastered first film in The Fast Runner Trilogy—winner of the Caméra d’Or prize and door-opener for Aboriginal filmmakers around the world. Atanarjuat is Canada's first feature-length fiction film written, produced, directed, and acted by Inuit. This exciting action thriller set in ancient Igloolik unfolds as a life-threatening struggle between powerful natural and supernatural characters. In Inuktitut with English subtitles. Best Canadian Feature award-winner at Toronto International Film Festival, 2001 Best Canadian Film of the Decade, Maclean’s, 2010 Tickets: $11 YFS members&seniors/ $12 non-members/$6 youth/ $26 family of up to 5 for child and youth appropriate films
  • Directed by Zacharias Kunuk
  • 2001, Nunavut
  • 161 minutes
  • Film Subtitled

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