CBC Documentary: Arviat youth shine in ‘Dancing towards the light’

Several Arviat youth, including Arviat TV’s own Shelton Nipisar and Andy Evaloakjuk, were featured in a powerful and inspiring documentary on how youth in Arviat are dancing to fight against suicide. The documentary produced by Ed Ou and Kitra Cahana aired on CBC National.

The documentary produced by Ed Ou and Kitra Cahana aired on CBC National.

Thank you Ed and Kitra for telling this incredible story. We are grateful to Ed and Kitra for spending so much time working with the youth of our community. Please watch this very special and powerful documentary.

Author: Arviat Film Society

Connect with us to learn how our youth are building a participatory culture through film, technology, media and arts education. The Arviat Film Society was founded in 2010 to support Inuit youth to explore education and careers in film and new media, communications, research, technology and innovation. In partnership with Isuma TV and the Digital Indigenous Democracy Project our youth launched their own community television station, Arviat Television, in 2013.

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