Schefferville 4th Arctic Winter Games

Canada, 1976

Film
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An exciting view of the Arctic Winter Games held in Schefferville, northern Quebec, in 1976. The events range from table-tennis to curling, and include six indigenous Arctic sports. The games spanned seven days of hard competition, as well as a week of sharing common northern experiences and good will. And, despite temperatures of -30C, the participants’ enthusiasm created an atmosphere of great warmth, which we witness as the losers congratulate the winners, and the winners apologise.

Credits

director

Dennis Sawyer

co-producer

Dennis Sawyer

Roman Kroitor

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:26:38:00

Colour

Colour

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