John Houston

Bio

John Houston is an award-winning Documentary Director originally from Nunavut. He now lives in Halifax, but remains fluent in Inuktitut, his storytelling deeply influenced by his upbringing between Inuit and Qallunaat (Settler) cultures. In his current film: “ATAUTSIKUT / LEAVING NONE BEHIND,” Nunavimmiut (Inuit and Cree of Northern Québec) recount their struggle and how their co-ops came shining through – a message of hope. Project interests include the Indigenous oral tradition, self empowerment, and social justice.