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The film tells the epic story of the Great Lakes by following the cascade of its water from northern Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, through the lives of some of the 35 million people who rely on the lake for survival. Providing earth with 20% of its surface fresh water and its third largest in...

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Main Author: Swinghammer, Kurt, 1957- (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Primitive Entertainment Inc., National Film Board of Canada., Big Picture Media Corporation., Sundance Channel., Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai., CanWest Global Communications Corp., Bullfrog Films.
Other Authors: McMahon, Kevin, 1958- (Screenwriter), Tran, John M. (director of photography.), Downie, Gordon, 1964- (Narrator)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: [Oley, Pennsylvania] : [Distributed by] Bullfrog Films, [2017]
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Summary:The film tells the epic story of the Great Lakes by following the cascade of its water from northern Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, through the lives of some of the 35 million people who rely on the lake for survival. Providing earth with 20% of its surface fresh water and its third largest industrial economy, the Great Lakes are a unique and precious resource under assault by toxins, sewage, invasive species, evaporating water and profound apathy. They are also one of the planet's great preserves of extraordinary wilderness beauty and a bounty of unique species.
Item Description:Title from title frames.
Originally produced by: Primitive Entertainment/The National Film Board of Canada/175402 Ontario Inc. ©2009; previously released in 2010.
Physical Description:1 streaming video file (1 hr., 49 min.) : digital, sound, color
Format:System requirements: Firefox 4 and up; Safari 5.0 and up; Chrome version 21 and up; Internet Explorer 8 and up; Flash or HTML5 player.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Audience:7 and up.
Production Credits:Cinematographer, John Minh Tran ; editor, Christopher Donaldson ; original music, Kurt Swinghammer.
Access:Access restricted to subscribing institutions.