Canadian short film Inuit High Kick now online

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Some of our Canadian visitors may remember “Inuit High Kick”, the stunning short film screened at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Well, now, no matter where you are in the world, you can now see this film online. It’s definitely worth the two-odd minutes of your life to view it. Click here to watch.

The site also features interviews with film director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and Johnny Issaluk, the athlete featured in the film. They talk about the history of Inuit games and the importance they play in Inuit culture.

Great stuff.

Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

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Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn is a journalist and manages Radio Canada International’s Eye on the Arctic news cooperation project.

Eilís has reported from the Arctic regions of all eight circumpolar countries and has produced numerous documentary and multimedia series about climate change and the issues facing Indigenous peoples in the North.

Her investigative report "Death in the Arctic: A community grieves, a father fights for change," about the violent death of Robert Adams, a 19-year-old Inuk man from Arctic Quebec, received an honourable mention for excellence in reporting on violence and trauma at the 2019 Dart Awards in New York City.

Her multimedia project on the health challenges in the Canadian Arctic, "Bridging the Divide," was a finalist at the 2012 Webby Awards.

Eilís has worked for media organizations in Canada and the United States and as a TV host for the Discovery/BBC Worldwide series "Best in China."

Twitter: @Arctic_EQ

Email: eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

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