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The Man Who Talks with Wolves
2001, production : Carlos Ferrand
In the wilderness of northern Quebec, Michel and Louise...
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Worst Case Scenario
2001, production : Glynis Whiting
An explosion. Flames. Poisonous gas seeping into the air....
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Air - Climate
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
When it comes to weather and climate, Canada has it all!...
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Fire - Energy
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
Fire features Canada's rich energy resources--natural...
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Pocket Desert - Confessions of a Snake Killer
1999, production : Craig Berggold, Teresa Marshall
Every outlaw needs an enemy, and for a young girl growing up...
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Horses of Suffield
1998, production : Nick Bakyta
For over half a century, the Canadian Army and a herd of...
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Twixt Heaven and Earth
1998, production : Donna Caruso
The swainson's hawk nests and spends its summers in the...
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The Barrens Quest
1997, production : Peter Blow
The Barrens Quest is the moving story of one man's...
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The Barrens Quest
Film  (44:07) 1997, production : Peter Blow
The Barrens Quest is the moving story of one man's search to locate the fabled breeding grounds of a near extinct bird--the Eskimo Curlew. The camera follows naturalist Joachim Obst as he treks through the breathtaking landscape of a pristine wilderness that has been marked for large-scale mineral exploration and development. The Eskimo Curlew symbolizes the fate awaiting all creatures of Canada's northern tundra. In capturing the stark, austere beauty of this land, where earth meets sky in an uninterrupted horizon, and clear waters mirror the solemn passage of caribou, The Barrens Quest makes a compelling case for planned conservation in one of the last unspoiled wilderness regions left in the world.

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