Bonnie
Ammaaq

Photo: Bonnie Ammaaq
Credit: Courtesy Berlin International Film Festival
Bonnie
Ammaaq

Medium:

film

Artistic Community:

Iglulik (Igloolik), NU

Work

Biography

Bonnie Ammaaq is an Iglulik-based writer, producer and director who works at the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation. Her films are often connected to her personal experiences, including the two shorts she directed with the National Film Board of Canada; "Family Making Sleds" (2012) and “Nowhere Land” (2015). Ammaaq’s films have been screened at multiple venues in Canada and internationally, and her work received the award for "Best Short Documentary" at imagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival in 2015.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
NFB launches Indigenous Cinema (#NFBIndigenous) online. Over 200 films by Indigenous creators available for free streaming including 20 new and recently added titles March 23, 2018 National Film Board of Canada
NFB Launches 'Indigenous Cinema' March 22, 2018 Pat Mullen
13 Works Selected, including two world premiers and Alanis Obomsawin's 50th film. Indigenous creation in documentary, animals and digital media: NFB lineup at imagineNATIVE features powerful issues and innovative storytelling September 22, 2017 National Film Board of Canada

Exhibitions

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Name Year Gallery
Legacies 150 / Générations 150: Northern Passages July 21 - 23, 2017 Harbourfront Centre
Berlin International Film Festival 2017 Berlin International Film Festival - NATIVe (Indigenous Cinema Series)
"Nowhere Land" at Présence Autochtone Aug 2016 Présence Autochtone, Montréal First Peoples Festival, Concordia University

Filmography

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Title Release Date Role
Nowhere Land 2015 Director
Family Making Sleds 2012 Director
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen March 11, 2006 Actor

Public Collections

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Collection Location
National Film Board of Canada Montreal, QC, Canada