The living stone

This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centers on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring...

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Other Authors: Daly, Tom, 1918- (Producer), Feeney, John (Photographer) (Director)
Format: Electronic Video
Language:English
Published: Ottawa, ON : National Film Board of Canada, 1958.
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Summary:This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centers on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp.
Item Description:Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 16, 2013).
Physical Description:1 online resource (32 min.).
Previously released as DVD.
Playing Time:00:32:00