A Step Towards the Arctic - Reflections and Visions of the North

In this feature documentary, Swiss citizen Yves Delaunay seeks to understand how the Inuit are coping with the mutations taking place in the Arctic and the violent sway of climate change. In Sachs Harbour, an Inuit village on the fringes of the Earth, he encounters a small community that struggles daily to face the challenges of modernity. Will we be able to preserve this mythical yet very real place that risks disappearing?

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  • DerekStephenMcPhail

    “an insightful look into an Inuit community, that reminds us of the importance of coming to grips with the reality of climate change. the Arctic landscape and those "humble with regards to nature" elegantly communicate that the true foundation for human survival is in the transcendence of the unfettered worship of the bottom line. evolving a form of eco-socialism, that honours the first peoples' respect for nature and includes the wisdom of women and children, is humanity's true hope. ” — DerekStephenMcPhail, 13 Feb 2014

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Film Credits

participation
Yves Delaunay
Lawrence Amos
Andy Carpenter
Nellie Cournoyea
Priscilla Haogak
Donna Keogak
John Keogak
John Jr. Lucas
Steven Lucas
Jean Malaurie
Mary Simon
Beverly Amos
Doreen Carpenter
Udloriak Hanson
Stephen Hendrie
Roger Kuptana
Kathleen Tagoona
Ashley Elanik
Cheyenne Gully
Dusty Gully
Christopher Haogak
Leigha Keogak
Jasmine Keogak
Ethan Hutchison
Albert Kolola
Meagan Kolola
Rosanne Lennie
Shelby Lucas
director
Anne-Marie Tougas
writer
Anne-Marie Tougas
cinematography
Isabelle de Blois
editing
France Dubé
sound recording
Édouard Faribault
sound editing
François Maurice
foley
Paul Hubert
Éric Lagacé
Danielle Bérard
sound design
Roger Guérin
re-recording
Roger Guérin
music
Samuel Laflamme
narrator
Dwight Smith
producer
Anne-Marie Tougas

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