Tanya Tagaq film takes unflinching look at an enigmatic artist – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202360 Views

Jan 19, 2023

New documentary ‘Ever Deadly’ weaves the personal and political; it opens Friday in Iqaluit

Tanya Tagaq’s career as a performer is as inventive as the artist herself.

She’s won the Polaris music prize and multiple Juno Awards for her music, written a novel, has toured the world and collaborated with artists like Björk and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

But viewers expecting a tidy synopsis of Tagaq’s life and career won’t find it in Ever Deadly, a new National Film Board documentary about the celebrated Inuk singer.

The film, co-directed by Tagaq and filmmaker Chelsea McMullan, is an experimental take on the documentary genre.

It premieres Friday at Iqaluit’s Astro Theatre, and in Ottawa and Vancouver.

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