Nanook of the North
A silent classic, considered by some to be the first real ethnographic film. Flaherty and Nanook (actually called Allakariallak) recreate scenes from Inuit life such as igloo building and whale hunting in a compelling narrative and - for the day – in a visually engaging way.
Ethnographic Film Screenings Michaelmas Term 2017
Wednesdays, 3pm, Lecture Theatre, 61 Banbury Road