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Of the North film screening goes ahead despite petition from Inuit against it - Montreal - CBC News


Of the North film screening goes ahead despite petition from Inuit against it - Montreal - CBC News: Made entirely of amateur footage on YouTube, the film contains scenes of Inuit people appearing drunk and wrestling on the floor.

A petition to have the film's screening cancelled at the Museum of the Moving Image has garnered closed to 1,200 signatures.

"If this film is about Inuit, then why isn't he talking about Inuit? And why isn't he including Inuit in this conversation," asks Stephen Puskas, an Inuk man in Montreal.

The screening went as planned at the museum, but with an acknowledgment that the film's extreme imagery is offensive to some viewers.

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