An Inuit child wanders away from his village, fascinated by a wild bird. His father follow his trail, dertermined to find him before he gets lost on the ice floe. 6 minutes) The title of the short film makes us of unusual font. This is reminiscent of the Inuikitut syllabary. QUESTIONS FOR YOUNG VIEWERS Where […]
Colour is a language.
Any sort of close reading of a picture book turns the reader into a semiotician, points out Perry Nodelman in his essay Decoding The Images: How Picturebooks Work. I have been literate in the former sense since I was 6. As for the latter, I still struggle. Hit me with subtitles, for example, and I […]