River of Life

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This documentary focuses on the Yukon River Quest, the world's longest annual canoe and kayak race. Athletes come from around the world to test their endurance, racing day and night along 740 km of rugged river shoreline. The film chronicles the experiences of the all-female 2006 Paddlers Abreast team. By following them from the moment they climb into their boat in Whitehorse to the cheers that greet them in Dawson City, the film tells an exhilarating story of a group of women who have faced death and understand how precious life is.

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  • Benjy

    “A very touching and moving video. ” — Benjy, 4 Aug 2010

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Film Credits

writer
Werner Walcher
director
Werner Walcher
producer
Selwyn Jacob
editor
Ileana Pietrobruno
cinematographer
Werner Walcher
John Walker
Allan Code
composer
Shari Ulrich
sound design
Gael MacLean

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