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Martha of the North

Director Marquise Lepage
Year 2008
Run Time 83min
Genre Documentary
In the mid-1950s, lured by false promises of a better life, Inuit families were displaced by the Canadian government and left to their own devices in the Far North. Martha Flaherty, granddaughter of documentary pioneer Robert J. Flaherty, shares her story of displacement.

Director

Marquise Lepage

Writer

Martha Flaherty (Inuk)

Genre

Documentary

Interests

Discrimination, History, Social Justice & Politics

Original Language

English

Canadian Distributor

National Film Board (NFB)