Nunaaluk: A Forgotten Story, a half-hour documentary about the historical Inuit occupation of Cape Hope Island (Nunaaluk) in southeastern James Bay, will be screened in Knowlton on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Knowlton Ciné-Club, 305-B, Knowlton Road (CIDI Radio Station).
The film was directed by Studio Georgeville member Louise Abbott, with principal videography by Abbott and additional videography by Vito De Filippo and Studio Georgeville member Niels Jensen. The film's interviewees include Inuit author Mini Aodla Freeman, Inuit hunter and fisherman George Kudlu, Cree retiree Elizabeth Mark Maiczan, and the late world-renowned Arctic photographer Fred Bruemmer.
Louise Abbott at work with her new Sony NEX-FS 700 in James Bay, July 2013 (Photo: Niels Jensen)
Louise Abbott's work as a stills photographer is also being featured in a beautiful new book titled Legacy: Twenty Years of Global Black-and-White Photography. In tandem with the book, an exhibition is being held at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff. The vernissage was held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. The show will run until March 30, 2014.