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.

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Film Credits

David Bairstow
David Bairstow
Richard Gilbert
executive producer
Guy Glover
Robert Humble
Dennis Sawyer
sound editing
Sidney Pearson
George Croll
Maurice Blackburn
Don Francks

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  • “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

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