Mesnak (The Tortoise)
Saturday, February 16, 7PM
Sunday, February 17, 5PM
Dave, a young struggling actor in Montreal, returns to the desolate Inuit reserve village of Kinogamish in search of his birth mother. He is soon caught up in a modern day Shakespearean tragedy in this intense and visually mesmerizing debut film.
Supported by the Québec Government Office in Chicago and co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology.
Yves Sioui Durand, DVD Blu-ray, 96 min, Québec, 2011 (French/Inuit/English)