Animation Celebration 2015 At The American Indian Museum Heye Center. This year Animation Celebration brings a program highlighting the Arctic and Subarctic regions of Canada!
The Bear Facts 2010, 4 min. Canada. Jonathan Wright. The savvy hunter outwits the ill-equipped explorer in this re-imagining of first contact between Inuit and European.
Lumaajuuq 2010, 8 min. Canada. Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuit). A cruel mother mistreats her son, leading to a tragic and twisted story of revenge.
Amaqqut Nunaat/ Country of Wolves 2011, 9 min. Canada. Neil Christopher. Stranded in treacherous country, two brothers struggle to return home.
Amautalik 2014, 7 min. Canada. Neil Christopher. Two young friends are spending the day away from their camp. Unfortunately for them, an ancient land spirit – an amautalik – is also in the area.
Qalupalik 2010, 6 min. Canada. Ame Papatsie. Deep in the Arctic Ocean lives Qalupalik, a half-human sea monster that preys on children who do not listen to their elders
I Am But a Little Woman 2010, 5 min. Canada. Gyu Oh. Images of geese and moose move between the landscape and the wall hanging a woman is embroidering.
The Owl and the Raven 1973, 7 min. Co Hoedeman. This Inuit legend, dramatized with sealskin puppets made by local artists, explains how the raven became black.
The Orphan and the Polar Bear 2013, 9 min. Neil Christopher. A neglected orphan is adopted by a polar bear elder. Under the bear’s guidance, the little orphan learns the skills he will need to survive and provide for himself.
Date: Friday, January 30th
Times: 10:30a-11:30p, 11:45a–12:45p, 1p-2p, 3p-4p
Location: 1 Bowling Green (American Indian Museum Heye Center Screening Room)
For more information please visit http://www.si.edu/Events/Calendar