The tupilaq is both a symbol of the spirit of a forefather and a curse, which you can cast upon an enemy. ”Tupilaq” is a personal short film revolving around the themes of cultural alienation, abuse, and the contrast between mythological greenlandic nature and western urban culture.

Category Short film
Director Jakob Maqe
Country Denmark
Format HD
Runtime 6 min
Year 2015
Language No Dialogue
Genre Animation, Award-Winning, Drama


  • Official Competition Sundance Film Festival, Seattle IFF, Brief Encounters
  • 1st Prize at Literally Short Film Awards Housten 2015

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