Pangnirtung

Pangnirtung

| 29 min
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Visit the outpost community of Pangnirtung, located on the rim of the Arctic Circle, in this short documentary from 1959. Here, a handful of people provide for the health and welfare of a scattered Inuit population. The outpost, made up of nothing more than a cluster of buildings on a windswept fjord, has an influence that reaches far beyond its physical borders.

Please note that this is an archival film that makes use of the word “Eskimo,” an outdated and offensive term. While the origin of the word is a matter of some contention, it is no longer used in Canada. The term was formally rejected by the Inuit Circumpolar Council in 1980 and has subsequently not been in use at the NFB for decades. This film is therefore a time-capsule of a bygone era, presented in its original version. The NFB apologizes for the offence caused.

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Pangnirtung, John Feeney, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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Générique
  • écriture
    John Feeney
  • réalisateur
    John Feeney
  • monteur
    John Feeney
  • photographie
    Patrick Carey
  • musique
    Robert Fleming
  • montage sonore
    Stuart Baker
  • enregistrement sonore
    George Croll
  • producteur
    Tom Daly