Stories from Our Land Vol. 2 - Finding Home

Stories from Our Land Vol. 2 - Finding Home

| 10 min

This short film chronicles filmmaker Nyla Innuksuk's emotional journey to Nunavut to connect with the land of her ancestors and with her Inuk father, whom she has not seen in over 20 years. Nyla's return to her Igloolik birthplace culminates with a lesson on lighting a qulliq, the traditional Inuit oil lamp.

Stories from Our Land 2.0 is the latest edition of the NFB's Indigenous short film inititiative. This edition helped four Inuit youth hone the creative skills and tell their stories, offering viewers insightful perspectives on life in Nunavut.

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Credits
  • director
    Nyla Innuksuk
  • writer
    Nyla Innuksuk
  • editor
    Marlene Millar
  • cinematographer
    Marlene Millar
  • director mentor
    Marlene Millar
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Faye Yoneda
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • program administrator
    Bree Beach
  • centre operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • producer
    David Christensen
  • executive producer
    David Christensen