Playing Through Blizzards: Football In The ArcticThu 10 Jan
Sports, like most aspects of life are not easy in the Canadian Arctic. In Nunavut, the suicide rate is almost 10 times the national average. But a major youth tournament recently revealed soccer’s importance to the territory.
This film was funded by our newly launched Creator Commissions initiative. Each month, there is a grant of up to £1000 accessible to any COPA90 fan and filmmaker to tell a story they feel the football community should know about. To find out more about our Creator Commissions, please visit: https://copa90.com/creatorcommissions/
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Director: Adrijan Assoufi
Cinematography/Sound Recording: Isaac Strickland, Adrijan Assoufi
Editor/Sound Design: Mike Lobel
Drone Operator/Additional Footage: Isaac Strickland, Kim Boucher Morin, Mike Lobel
Translation: Julia Demcheson
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