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Rated NR · 90 min. · 2013

Documentary

Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck. Eider down, the warmest feather in the world, allows both Inuit and bird to survive harsh Arctic winters. Recreations of traditional life 100 years ago are juxtaposed with modern life in Sanikiluaq, as both people and eiders face the challenges posed by changing sea ice and ocean currents disrupted by the massive hydroelectric dams powering eastern North America.

Official Site: www.peopleofafeather.com
Director: Joel Heath
Writer: Joel Heath and Simeonie Kavik
Producer: Joel Heath
Cast: Simeonie Kavik

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