Inuk man in Montreal hoping film festivals drop “You Tube” movie

Tom Fennario
APTN National News
An Inuk man in Montreal is taking it upon himself to make festivals think twice about screening “Of the North.”

It is being screened at acclaimed film festivals including the Museum of Moving Image in New York city where it appeared this weekend.

But the documentary, made largely from You Tube videos, has been bombarded with criticism for the way it depicts Inuit people.

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Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.