Arctic Defenders


A radical political movement in the 1970’s lead to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young visionary Inuit with a dream – the governance of their territory – the creation of Nunavut. The film reveals Canada’s misguided attempts at sovereignty in the north and finds hope and inspiration from determined people who changed the rules of the game.


  • Best Feature Film – Atlantic Film Festival
  • Director’s Guild of Canada – Alan King Award Nomination for Excellence in Documentary
  • Writer’s Guild of Canada – Screenwriters Award Nomination – Best Documentary Script
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – Audience Top Ten Canadian Films
  • Focal International Awards – Nomination – Best Use of Footage in a Factual Production

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