Item Details

Minik [videorecording]: The Lost Eskimo

a film by Axel Engstfeld ; reversioned by Susan Bellows
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In 1897, six Eskimos arrived in New York City, brought as the "exotic cargo" of explorer Robert Peary from Greenland. The youngest of the group was 7-year-old Minik, who struggled to create a home and identity thousands of miles from his native land.
Director
Axel Engstfeld
Performers
Narrator, Joe Morton.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
60 min.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Notes
  • Film originally produced by Engstfeld Film GmbH, c2005.
  • Broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American experience.
  • Videodisc release of the 2005 documentary production.
  • Special feature: teacher's guide PDF.
Variant Title
Lost Eskimo
Related Title
American experience (Television program)
ISBN
0793694329, 9780793694327
Credits
Editors, James Rutenbeck, Josef van Ooyen ; director of photography, Hans Jakobi ; composer, Hans Günter Wagener.
Published
Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [S.l.] : PBS Home Video [distributor], c2008.
Publisher no.
AMX62006 WGBH Educational Foundation
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Region 1; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound.
Technical Details
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