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Madeline Piujuq Ivalu


Madeline Piujuq Ivalu has been a key elder participant in all projects by Arnait Video Workshop since its inception in 1991. She was cultural advisor and interviewer for the Arnait producitons Women/Health/Body and Itivimiut as well as storyteller, musician, actor and writer for Qulliq, Ataguttaluk Starvation, Piujuq and Angutautuq and Unikausiq. She presented the videos of the Workshop at the 1996 Qaigit Symposium in Ottawa. She is also active in several feminist networks, including Pauktuutit, a national non-profit association representing all Inuit women in Canada. Before Tomorrow was her first feature film as co-director.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Before Tomorrow (2009)

Uvanga (2013)
The Grizzlies (2018)

Credits as a Director:
Before Tomorrow (2009)

Uvanga (2013, with Marie-Hélène Cousineau)

Before Tomorrow, movie, poster,