Alethea Arnaquq-Baril


Alethea is an Inuit filmmaker from the Canadian arctic where she has run Unikkaat Studios Inc. since 2005. Alethea directed and produced the award-winning Angry Inuk(Unikkaat/NFB co-production in association with EyeSteelFilm) a feature documentary for broadcast on Superchannel and CBC. Angry Inuk premiered at Hot Docs taking home the Audience Choice Award, was selected as one of the TIFF Canada’s Top Ten for 2016. In 2016, Alethea was presented with the Meritorious Service Cross by the Governor General of Canada, having been nominated for contributions to the arts and the craft of documentary filmmaking. Also in 2016, Alethea was bestowed the “DOC Vanguard Award” by the DOC Institute, for “a keen artistic sensibility and forward-thinking approach to the craft, with the potential to lead the next generation of doc-makers.”