Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuk) Year: 2010 Run Time: 8min

This animated short is a tragic and twisted story about the dangers of revenge. A cruel mother mistreats her son, feeding him dog meat and forcing him to sleep in the cold. A loon, who tells the boy that his mother blinded him, helps the child regain his eyesight. Then the boy seeks revenge. Based on a portion of the epic Inuit legend “The Blind Boy and the Loon.” 


Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuk)




English, Dubbed in French

Closed Captioning:

Dubbed in French

Ratings by Province:

NR Alberta
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NR New Brunswick
NR Newfoundland and Labrador
NR Nova Scotia
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NR Nunavut
NR Ontario
NR Prince Edward Island
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NR Saskatchewan
NR Yukon