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Power

1996 1 h 16 min
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When Hydro-Québec announced its intention to proceed with the enormous James Bay II hydroelectric project, the 15,000 Cree who live in the region decided to stand up to the giant utility. With unprecedented access to key figures like Cree leader Matthew Coon Come and American environmental activist Robert Kennedy Jr., Power is the compelling, behind-the-scenes story of the Cree's five-year battle to save the Great Whale River and their traditional way of life.

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When Hydro-Québec announced its intention to proceed with the enormous James Bay II hydroelectric project, the 15,000 Cree who live in the region decided to stand up to the giant utility. With unprecedented access to key figures like Cree leader Matthew Coon Come and American environmental activist Robert Kennedy Jr., Power is the compelling, behind-the-scenes story of the Cree's five-year battle to save the Great Whale River and their traditional way of life.
  • director
    Magnus Isacsson
  • sound
    Magnus Isacsson
  • producer
    Glen Salzman
    Mark Zannis
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • associate producer
    Katherine Buck
  • camera
    Martin Duckworth
    James Gray
    Magnus Isacsson
    René Sioui Labelle
    Mark McKay
    William Turnley
  • editing
    Susan Shanks
    Glen Salzman
    Hannele Halm
  • sound editing
    Steve Munro
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • music
    Mark Korven

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