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NEWS: Around the Arctic January 18, 2013 - 7:28 am

Photo: Nunavut filmmaker contests prestigious national award

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Iqaluit’s Stacey Aglok MacDonald was happy to hear about a Canadian Screen Awards nomination for her film Throat Song, a short 17-minute drama  filmed  in Iqaluit. “I’m still a little bit shaky with excitement,” she said. Aglok Macdonald, the producer of the film, along with writer and director Miranda de Pencier,  hopes to attend the March 3 award ceremony in Toronto. The 2011 film centres on a young Inuk woman named Ippik, played by Rankin Inlet actress Ippiksaut Friesen, who is caught in an abusive relationship. The Canadian Screen Awards combine the Genie and the Gemini awards. Read more later on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY SAMANTHA DAWSON)
Iqaluit’s Stacey Aglok MacDonald was happy to hear about a Canadian Screen Awards nomination for her film Throat Song, a short 17-minute drama filmed in Iqaluit. “I’m still a little bit shaky with excitement,” she said. Aglok Macdonald, the producer of the film, along with writer and director Miranda de Pencier, hopes to attend the March 3 award ceremony in Toronto. The 2011 film centres on a young Inuk woman named Ippik, played by Rankin Inlet actress Ippiksaut Friesen, who is caught in an abusive relationship. The Canadian Screen Awards combine the Genie and the Gemini awards. Read more later on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY SAMANTHA DAWSON)

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