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27.11.15

Tanya Tagaq's music to be removed from controversial film, Inuk singer tweets - Montreal - CBC News: But there are also clips of Inuit appearing drunk: wrestling on the floor, crashing an ATV and vomiting. There's also one very sexually explicit scene, of a half-naked young Inuk woman sitting on the knee of a clothed Caucasian man.

That content, as well as the fact Gagnon has never actually visited the North, is what has angered many Inuit artists and others.

Tagaq – an Inuk from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut – took to Twitter Tuesday to say she was "disgusted" by the festival's decision to screen of the North, an experimental documentary by Quebec filmmaker Dominic Gagnon.


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