Events

The Global Education Program hosts and collaborates on many events throughout the year, for faculty, students, and staff alike. 


Angry Inuk Screening

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
5:00 - 6:30 pm 
Telus Centre 134
University of Alberta
Cost: Free

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Angry Inuk is an award-winning documentary that explores the prosecution of and hatred toward seal hunters, for practicing traditional rituals.

"Activist Cinema at its best." — Now Magazine

In her award-winning documentary, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Armed with social media and their sense of humour and justice, this group is bringing its voice into the conversation and presenting themselves to the world as modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.

Attend a free screening of this beautiful documentary. Free refreshments provided!

This screening is presented in support of International Week 2020 and its first keynote event, "Advancing Nation Building, Inuit Self-determination and Reconciliation: Advancing the Sustainable Development goals in Inuit Nunangat" with Inuit Leader Natan Obed.

The University of Alberta's International Week is the University's largest annual extracurricular educational event and fosters global citizenship through engagement with today's most pressing issues and runs, February 3-7, 2020.