Saturday, August 23, 2014

New Children's Book

I just received a copy of yet another children's book on the story.  This one is by the Inuit filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and was published this year.  It is an adaptation using still images from her eight minute animated film Lumaajuuq, released by the National Film Board of Canada in 2010.  She says in her introduction that "Lumaajuuq is an epic story.  There are many chapters to it, and I really hope that someone [!] does a good job of collecting and documenting them all some day. . .Knowing that the story was so huge that it could take hours to tell, I felt I could never do it justice with a few minutes of film."