In preparing Week 5 reading (i.e. Nanook of the North), I found the full version of Nanook of the North on Youtube. The full length film provides a context for better understanding the excerpt of the film, posted on the Module. In particular, the full version seems to show more clearly the gendered nature of Nonook and his family. That is, Nanook as a bread-winner leads hunting while other family members are depicted in the domain of more domestic labor.
– The director Robert J. Flaherty earned reputation by this film due to its commercial success and its contribution to the field of visual anthropology.
– There is a feature film about making Nanook of the North; the film is entitled Kabloonak.
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