People of the Ice

People of the Ice


                                People of the Ice
| 52 min

This feature documentary explores the threats of global warming to the Arctic environment that has nurtured the Inuit for 4,000 years. The Inuit have lived in harmony on this frozen landscape for generations. Today, global warming threatens their habitat. As the ice disappears, so does the Inuit culture it is intimately connected to. Ever-changing temperatures have even made predicting the Arctic climate difficult. Will this extraordinarily resilient people be able to adjust to such dramatic change?

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Credits
  • direction
    Carlos Ferrand
  • script
    Carlos Ferrand
    Jean Lemire
  • script - collaboration
    Thierry Piantanida
  • director of photography
    Carlos Ferrand
  • camera
    Carlos Ferrand
    Dominic Dorval
  • sound
    Hubert Macé de Gastines
    Juan Gutiérrez
    Marie-Claude Gagné
    Serge Boivin
  • picture editing
    Dominique Sicotte
  • original music
    Ganesh Anandan
  • participant
    Meeka Mike
    Joshua Kango
    Jamese Mike
    Sheila Watt-Cloutier
    Namomai Ashoona
    Qovianatoliaq Tapaungai
  • narration
    David Suzuki
  • voice
    Tyrone Benskin
    Walter Massey
    Hubert Fielden
    Philip Pretten
    A.J. Henderson
    Howard Ryshpan
  • underwater cinematography
    Mario Cyr
  • additional cinematography
    Marc Gadoury
    Martin Leclerc
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • computer graphics
    Jean-Romain Clark
    Georges Mauro
  • sound editing supervision
    Martin Pinsonnault
  • sound editing
    Marie-Claude Gagné
    Anton Fischlin
    Sonomar
  • post-production
    Geneviève Lagacé
    Danielle Raymond
    Claude Chevalier
    Martine Forget
  • revision
    Sarah Cliche
    Christine Dumazet
  • translation
    Sarah Carrière
    Elisapie Isaac
  • ethnogeography
    Norman Hallendy
  • voice recording
    Clovis Gouaillier
  • English adaptation
    Christine York
    A.J. Henderson
  • off-camera direction
    Christine York
    A.J. Henderson
  • insurance broker
    Taillefer Desjardins inc.
    Linda Dubuc
  • auditor
    Fauteux Bruno Bussière Leewarden
  • legal advisor
    Fernand Deveau
    Zénaïde Lussier
    Gylane St-Georges
  • director-coordinator
    Jean Lemire
  • script consultant
    Jacques Payette
  • research
    Pascale Bilodeau
    Virginie Millière
    Catherine Giroul
    Sara Marino
  • line producer
    Bertrand Jenny
    Emmanuel Piovano
    Christiane Germain
    Josée Roberge
  • post-production manager
    Nathalie Trucco
  • production administrator
    Nicolas Portes
    Camille Chapuis
  • technical director
    Bruno Abate
  • documentalist
    Delphine Gaillard
    Leyla D'Aragon-Krim
  • communications director
    Laurence Corre
  • communications - assistant
    Julien Bablon
  • executive producer
    Sally Bochner
  • marketing officer
    Élise Labbé
    Jocelyn Robert
    Moira Keigher
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • administrator
    Colette Brodeur
    Anouk Brault
    Catherine Beaudoin
    Anik Fournier
    Jean-Paul Landry
  • administrative team
    Dany Delpy
    Lise Fortin Roy
  • production coordinator
    Catherine Beaudoin
    Brigitte Breault
  • production assistant
    Geneviève Lagacé
    Céline Lafrance
  • production manager
    Anouk Brault
    Catherine Beaudoin
    Anik Fournier
    Jean-Paul Landry
  • producer
    Jean Lemire
    Éric Michel
    Colette Loumède
    Stéphane Millière

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  • merlinsdreams

    A wonderful film. There is so much we can learn from these people; this documentary is an educational gem! It would be tragic for all us us if climate change resulted in the loss of such cultures as well as a pristine environment. I live in Manchester, England and the landscape depicted in this film is just breath taking! I have never seen a night sky as beautiful as those shown in this film - it makes me realise that here lies the problem - we are just so disconnected from something greater than ourselves; that we are a part of something majestic as the cosmos and not the be all and end all of life on Earth. I just wish that I could ask the populations of all the cities to watch this film - and learn from these people!

    merlinsdreams, 28 Aug 2014