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How to Build an Igloo ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB520922
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Michael Spencer
Directors:  Douglas Wilkinson
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa), Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Architecture, Arts, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Civics, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Indigenous Peoples, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1950
Running Time:  10:27


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A demonstration of igloo-building in Canada's Far North, showing how the site is selected and how blocks of snow are used to make a snug shelter in only an hour and a half. As the camera follows each stage, the commentary explains the process.


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