The Fast Runner: Filming the Legend of Atanarjuat

University of Nebraska PressSKU: 9780803222085

Author:
Evans, Michael Robert
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Inuit, Subarctic
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
140
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press

Price:
Sale price$24.95

Description

The Fast Runner: Filming the Legend of Atanarjuat explores the behind the scenes background of this important 2002 film. The author, Michael Robert Evans, documents the culture, history, traditions, and people who made this unique movie that takes a traditional Inuit story and retells it on the big screen. The explanations document the origins of the filming, Igloolik Isuma Productions, and the financial and cultural challenges the producers faced. This volume is one of the titles in the University of Nebraska Press's new Indigenous Films series, and shows readers how the Inuit are taking control of their art by utilizing all the tools at their disposal.

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