Alexander Mackenzie: The Lord of the North

Filmed on the great Mackenzie River, this short fiction film recreates the amazing voyage of the man who gave his name to it. Following the path outlined in Mackenzie's journal, the film depicts his arduous journey by canoe all the way to the salt water of the Arctic Ocean - one of the great epics of northern exploration.

Pedagogical evaluations and study guides are only available to CAMPUS subscribers.

CAMPUS

Features designed specifically for teachers

Learn more   Already subscribed? Sign in.

Comments

  • Bro. John

    “How times have changed. Thank God that we are a bit more sensitive to the rights and feelings of the First Nation Peoples. Or, at least I pray that we are more sensitive than, the explorers of the 18th century. Still, this is an interesting and very well made film, and stands on it's own merits.. Thank you Canada.. Your true friend in Mexico. Bro. John ” — Bro. John, 7 Aug 2013

Discuss this film Please sign in to add your comment
Not a member ? Click here

Film Credits

director
David Bairstow
script
David Bairstow
producer
Richard Gilbert
camera
Robert Humble
editing
Dennis Sawyer
sound editing
Sidney Pearson
re-recording
George Croll
music
Maurice Blackburn
cast
Don Francks

Find Similar Films