Being Prepared

Being Prepared

| 9 min

As the global pandemic reaches into the Arctic Archipelago, Inuk filmmaker Carol Kunnuk documents how unfamiliar new protocols affect her family and community. Her vividly specific soundtrack juxtaposes snippets from local radio broadcasts, issuing health advisories in both Inuktitut and English, with the sweet sounds of children at play. A richly detailed and tender account of disruption and adjustment.

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  • writer
    Carol Kunnuk
  • director
    Carol Kunnuk
  • featuring
    Lisa Kunnuk
    Evelyn Kunnuk
    Denise Kunnuk
  • editor
    Carol Kunnuk
  • camera operator
    Carol Kunnuk
    Mark Jr. Maliki
  • assistant editor
    Maia Iotzova
  • sound design
    Chris Leon
  • sound recordist
    Carol Kunnuk
    Mark Jr. Maliki
  • colourist
    Pablo Perugorria
  • online editing
    Dan Dietzel
  • sound mix
    Chris Leon
  • studio operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • studio administrator
    Bree Beach
    Devon Supeene
  • production supervisor
    Esther Viragh
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Fox
  • translation
    Carol Kunnuk
  • production coordinator
    Jessica Smith
  • associate producer
    Maia Iotzova
  • producer
    Alicia Smith
  • executive producer
    David Christensen