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Nalujuk Night

Jennie Williams
2021 | 13 min 7s
English with French and Inuktitut subtitles

Selections and Awards

  • Winner - Best Atlantic Short DocumentaryFIN Atlantic International Film Festival

  • Official SelectionimagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada, (2021)

  • Official Selection St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, NL, Canada (2021)

  • Official Selection Vancouver International Film Festival (2021)

  • Official Selection Festival du nouveau cinéma (2021)

  • Official Selection - Shorts: She Stories DOC NYC (2021)


Long Synopsis


One Liner


About the Lab Doc Project

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Images


Nalujuit approach the town of Nain

Brass band plays for Nalujuit and community of Nain. Photo-credit-Jennie-Williams

A Nalujuk interacts with Inuit children

Nalujuk stares as snow falls

Fur clad Nalujuk and chain

Nalujuk peers into the dark of night

Dramatic pose of two Nalujuit

Crew films a Nalujuk on Labrador sea ice

Getting a shot on location in -40°C

Key Art

Team


Jennie Williams
Director


Photo
Photo : Jennie Williams




Latonia Hartery
Producer


Photo
Photo : Glen Whiffen




Kat Baulu
Producer


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Photo : NFB




Rohan Fernando
Director and Producer


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Photo : NFB




Annette Clarke
Executive Producer


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Photo : Dave Howells



Credits

Written and Directed by
Jennie Williams

Featuring
The community of Nain, Nunatsiavut

Directors of Photography
Nigel Markham
Duncan De Young

Editor
Justin Simms

Sound Editor
Paul Steffler

Original Music by
Sarah Harris

Production Assistants
David Dicker
Ethan Angnatok

Community Logistics Co-ordinators
Willie Fox
Billy Fox
Kyle Ford

Family Collaborators
Sarah Semigak-Lidd and family
Katie Winters and family

Catering
Heather Angnatok
Atsanik Lodge

Sound Recordist
Mark Neary

Director of Photography (Trainee)
Jennie Williams

Stills Photographer
Jennie Williams

Mentors
Asinnajaq
Courtney Montour
Alanis Obomsawin
Justin Simms
Ian Vatcher
Victoria Wells

Cultural Consultants
Joan Dicker
Heather Igloliorte

Researcher
Jennie Williams

Inuktitut Language Advisor
Solomon Semigak

Inuktitut Translation
Katie Winters

Throat Singing and Drumming
Jennie Williams

Additional Music Recording
Michelle LaCour

Additional Music

“Submerged”
Written by
Tanya Tagaq
Jean Martin
Ash Koosha
Performed by
Tanya Tagaq
Courtesy of Six Shooter Records

“Silent Night”
(German traditional)
Music Composed by
Franz Xaver Gruber
Performed by
Nain Brass Band

“O’Tannenbaum”
(Silesian traditional)
Music Composed by
Melchior Franck
Performed by
Nain Brass Band

“Surotsit Kaitetsit”
(Inuit traditional)
Music Composed by
Johann Abraham
Peter Schulz
Performed by
Sarah Semigak-Lidd and family

Production Supervisor
Roz Power

Technical Coordinators
Daniel Lord
Christopher Macintosh

On-line Editor
Steve Cook

Colourist
Steve Cook

Re-Recording Mixer
Harvey Hyslop

Foley Engineer
Matthew Thomson

Foley Artist
Hilary Thomson

Assistant Editor
Aaron Elliott

Production Coordinator
Christine Williams

Senior Production Coordinator
Cheryl Murgatroyd

Program Administrators
Leslie Anne Poyntz
Camila Blos

Marketing Managers
Jamie Hammond
Johanna Lessard

Marketing Coordinator
Éric Bondo

Publicist
Jennifer Mair

Business Affairs
Peter Kallianiotis
Dominique Aubry

Associate Producer (In Development)
Stephen Agluvak Puskas

Production Assistant (In Development)
Marian Rebeiro

Associate Producers
Jason Edmunds
Jayde Tynes

Producers
Latonia Hartery
Kat Baulu
Rohan Fernando

Executive Producer
Annette Clarke



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