Zacharias Kunuk

Film director

1957 –

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Who is Zacharias Kunuk?

Zacharias Kunuk, OC is a Canadian Inuk producer and director most notable for his film Atanarjuat, the first Canadian dramatic feature film produced entirely in Inuktitut. He is the president and co-founder with Paul Qulitalik, the late Paul Apak Angirlirq, and the only non-Inuit, ex-New Yorker team member, Norman Cohn, of Igloolik Isuma Productions, Canada's first independent Inuit production company.

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Born
Nov 27, 1957
Baffin Island
Also known as
  • Attafutaluk Quatuk
  • Kifutikajuk Taqaq Nujatut
Parents
Ethnicity
  • Inuit
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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