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

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


                                    A Step Towards the Arctic - Reflections and Visions of the North
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In this feature documentary, Swiss citizen Yves Delaunay seeks to understand how the Inuit are coping with the mutation of the Arctic as it is caught in the violent sway of climate change. In Sachs Harbour, an Inuit village on the fringes of the Earth, he discovers a small community attached to its land, conscious of the importance of its traditions and culture, which struggles daily to face the challenges of modernity by way of carving out a place within it.

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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
  • narration text
    Michèle Gagné
    Andrée Martin
  • narrator
    Dwight Smith
  • producer
    Anne-Marie Tougas
  • executive producer
    Yves Delaunay

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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