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SECC Film Series

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Ce qu’il faut pour vivre - The Necessities of Life Movie

The Necessities of Life (French: Ce qu’il faut pour vivre) is a 2008 Canadian drama film directed by Benoît Pilon and starring Natar Ungalaaq, Éveline Gélinas and Paul-André Brasseur.

Told in both French and Inuktitut, the film is about an Inuit man who is sent to Quebec for tuberculosis treatment. The film was shot in Iqaluit, Nunavut and Quebec City. 

It received positive reviews and won four Genie Awards, including Best Direction for Pilon, and the Special Grand Prize of the Jury of the Montreal World Film Festival. 

See the trailer here:

Earlier Event: April 14
RE Lunch