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Down the mighty river

Quality
HD
Season
1
Year:
2017
One of the last wild rivers in North America is about to be diverted f...
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Cast & Crew
Director
Alexis Girardet
Cast
Steve Backshall, Aldo Kane, Jordy Searle
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The River that Heals
The River that Heals
Episode
Episode 1
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
It’s the final summer for the Rupert River as we know it. One of the last wild rivers in North America is about to be diverted for a major hydroelectric project.
Dams Divide More than Just Water
Dams Divide More than Just Water
Episode
Episode 2
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
The money generated from hydroelectric development in James Bay is saving the Cree and tearing them apart at the same time.
Displacement and Resilience
Displacement and Resilience
Episode
Episode 3
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
In recent history, the Cree people of James Bay have been displaced by hydro projects, forced into residential schools and hit by rapid change.
Hooked on Hydro
Hooked on Hydro
Episode
Episode 4
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Quebec and the James Bay Cree have one thing in common: they’re both hooked on hydro.
 A World Without Rivers
A World Without Rivers
Episode
Episode 5
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
The Rupert is one of the few remaining wild rivers. What is the environmental impact of all these dams on the territory, and more globally, on our climate? What’s the worst-case scenario if we keep going like this? What responsibility do both the Cree and the ...
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Doors Close on the Rupert
Doors Close on the Rupert
Episode
Episode 6
Year:
2017
Runtime:
22 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
The doors close on the Rupert dam: the diversion process has begun and the river will change forever. It’s a sad moment. But we also see how Cree culture and the Legacy paddlers have been changed – and find hope.