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Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak (1963)

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.


  • 1963 Nomination for Academy Award Documentary Short Subject


For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact John Feeney, the distributor National Film Board of Canada, or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: John Feeney
  • Produced by: Tom Daly
  • Cinematographer: Francois Ségullon
  • Sound: Ron Alexander, Michael McKennirey
  • Editor: John Feeney
  • Other Credits: Music by Eldon Rathburn
  • Funding: National Film Board of Canada
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © 1963, National Film Board of Canada
  • 19mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Arts & Crafts, TraditionalWomenFamilyNative American Cultures