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Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak (1963)

About the Film

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