SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Nanook of the North, 1922, 55 mins

Robert Flaherty

Date: 15 January 2014Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 15 January 2014Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Robert Flaherty, Nanook of the North, 1922, 55 min.

This classic film focuses on an ‘Eskimo’ hunter and his family as they struggle for survival against the harsh forces of nature in the Canadian artic. This was Flaherty’s first film and has been widely acclaimed as the first full length documentary film.

Organiser: Dr Stephen Hughes

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