Critical Writing Index

Silent Speech

by Susan Walker

The Toronto Star, Sept. 7, 2006

This film festival article is a description of this years opening film The Journals of Knud Rasmussenan an authentic depiction of the Inuit based upon the writings of Danish investigators. Kunuk and Cohn use long close-ups and minimal dialogue in order to "record a culture where you have to watch people in order to know what's going on". The article gives a brief background of each artist.

ITEM 2006.058 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Atanarjuat or the fast runnerZacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn