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A film about the traditional games of the Inuit as they are practised 800 km north of the Arctic Circle by youth in competition from communities across the North. The film describes the skills required to play them; the traditions behind the games; and the spirit of co-operation, as opposed to hard competition, that inspires the participants.

1981, 25 min 40 s

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Fridtjof Nansen Award - Category: Sports and Expedition Films
International Arctic Film Festival
September 5 to 7 1986, Rovaniemi - Finland

Prize for Best Sports Theme Documentary Film
International Sports Film Festival
October 18 to 27 1983, Budapest - Hungary

Bronze Medallion for Best Short Documentary
HEMISFILM
January 30 to February 2 1983, San Antonio - USA