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Magic in the Sky

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Magic in the Sky investigates the impact of television on the Inuit people of the Canadian Arctic. The film also documents the establishment of the first Inuit-language television network, called Inukshuk, which began broadcasting to six Inuit communities in December, 1980, utilizing the Anik B communications satellite. The Inuit's efforts to create an indigenous television network mirrors the struggle of any culture trying to preserve its unique identity.

1981, 56 min 51 s

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Special Award (Television)
International Arctic Film Festival
September 5 to 7 1986, Rovaniemi - Finland

Red Ribbon Award - Category: Lifestyles and Profiles
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 30 to June 4 1983, New York - USA