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Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival
Sept. 27, 2011

Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival
Date: September 27, 2011
Time: 7pm to 9:30pm EST/6pm to 8:30 pm CST
Location (Toronto): Curtis Lecture Hall F, York University, Keele Campus
Location (Arviat): Nunavut Arctic College Community Learning Centre

Virtual Details:
A. Watch all the films online at the following addresses:
1) Nanisiniq: Journey of Discovery:http://youtu.be/kQSknLrmRoU
2) Meet the team: http://youtu.be/I8HJj0k675w
3) Martha’s Gang: http://youtu.be/mDVlnjLwl6M
4) Experiences of Climate Change from Elders: http://beta.arcticcollege.ca/video/Climate%20Change%20Project_x264.mp4
5) Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change: http://www.isuma.tv/hi/en/inuit-knowledge-and-climate-change

B. Join us at about 12:30AM GMT (8:30 pm EST) for an Adobe Connect Meeting after our Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival: To join the meeting: http://meet70572453.adobeconnect.com/arviat/
(Invited by: Jamie Bell nacpublicaffairs@gmail.com) Back-up link to join the meeting: http://connect.canterbury.ac.nz/climate_change_1/

***If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:
Test your connection: http://meet70572453.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm
Watch an Adobe Connect Tutorial (credit to APECS): http://www.apecs.is/virtual-poster-session/live-sessions/2013-vps-tutorial***


C. Follow @NanisiniqArviat or @irisyorku on Twitter for discussions/updates throughout the day about IQ and COP 17.


D. Donate funds to IRIS to support the Arviat Youth as part of our York Delegation to attend COP17:
Use the York form: https://eapps.uit.yorku.ca/OnlineDonations/
Under “Please designate my gift to:” select “Other”, and then immediately below in the “If “Other” please specify” field, enter “IRIS-COP“.
All are welcome!


York University’’s Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS: http://www.irisyorku.ca) and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS: http://www.apecs.is/) are co-hosting a
series of virtual events to help organize in advance of the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties in Durban, South Africa (COP 17: http://unfccc.int/meetings/cop_17/items/6070.php). Please see our website for more information: http://climatejustice.irisyorku.ca/

We are pleased to announce that for our first event we are partnering with the Nanisiniq: Arviat History Project (http://nanisiniq.tumblr.com/) to screen a series of films in parallel on September 27, 2011 including: “Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change” by Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro. We are synchronizing with Arviat, Nunavut so that we all watch the movies at the same time and then can have a dialogue between Arviat youth/community members and Toronto youth/community members afterwards.

A big THANK YOU to our other partners:

  • Aboriginal Students Association at York – Sarah Yankoo
  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS: http://www.apecs.is/) – Mariette Wheeler
  • Canadian Youth Delegation to COP 17 (CYD: http://canadianyouthdelegation.wordpress.com/) – Amara Possian
  • Canterbury University – Daniela Liggett
  • Nunavut Arctic College, Arviat (http://www.nunavutecho.ca/) – Jamie Bell
  • The Arviat Youth, Ian Mauro and April Dutheil
  • IRIS GAs – Jessica Reeve, Chun Nam Law