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Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak

Film by John Feeney
Produced by Tom Daly
Cinematographer: Francois Ségullon
Sound: Ron Alexander, Michael McKennirey
Editing: John Feeney
Copyright: 1963, National Film Board of Canada
19 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1963
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This documentary shows how an Inuit artist's drawings are transferred to stone, printed and sold. Kenojuak Ashevak became the first woman involved with the printmaking co-operative in Cape Dorset.