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Photo: C. G.
Date: Tue August 20, 2013
After a winter of reading (thanks to The Fan Hitch) and dreaming I have slowly gathered a few real Inuit dogs for breeding and pulling so that I may start a team. I was lucky enough to have a complete stranger in Nunavut with great experience and integrity give me two dogs from his team.
Anyway, I thought I'd let you know that The Fan Hitch has been a great resource and has helped me immensely in making the right decisions with regards to acquiring real Inuit dogs for myself and my family.
* * *Subject: INUK film
Date: Sat August 17, 2013
Thank you so much Sue Hamilton for your great review that I just found and read. It is so wonderful for us to read papers from people who fully understand.
Keep updated on Facebook with the US release of INUK, starting 2nd October 2013 in San Francisco on the way to the East!
Of course we'll stay in touch... and thank you again so much for your interest in our film.
Anthropologist and lecturer;
INUK co-writer and co-producer
PS: I was once on your website when I participated and promoted the dogsled expeditions of the Children's home 12 years ago.
Ed: According to VIMOOZ.com, INUK, Greenland's 2012 Oscar submission and winner of multiple international film festival awards, will open at The Roxie in San Francisco on October 2nd, then at The Royal in Los Angeles on October 4th, and the Quad Cinema in New York City on October 11th. Be sure to confirm show dates with these theaters! A national release is to follow.