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A dizzying view of Manhattan in the 1960s, the tallest town in the world, and the men who work cloud-high to keep it growing. They are the Mohawk Indians of Kahnawake, near Montréal, famed for their skill in erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. The film shows their nimble work, high above the pavement, but there are also glimpses of the quieter community life of the old Kahnawake Reserve.

1965, 13 min 07 s

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Diploma of Honour
International Film Festival
July 22 to 31 1967, Locarno - Switzerland

Diploma of Honour
International Film Festival
June 6 to 11 1967, Cracow - Poland

Diploma of Merit
International Film Festival
June 2 to 17 1967, Melbourne - Australia

Prize of the Cine-Clubs
International Days of Short Films
January 25 to 30 1967, Tours - France

Bronze Statuette of St. Finbarr - First Prize - Category: Documentary
Cork Film Festival
September 18 to 25 1966, Cork - Ireland

Special Youth Prize
International Film Festival
June 25 to July 5 1966, Berlin - Germany

Award for Best Editing given to Don Owen
Genie Awards
May 6 1966, Montréal - Canada

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