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High Steel - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB525662
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Julian Biggs
Directors:  Don Owen
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Architecture, Canadian History, Civics, Documentary, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Media and Communications
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1965
Running Time:  13:42

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A dizzying view of Manhattan in the 1960s, the tallest town in the world, and the men who work cloud-high to keep it growing. They are the Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) of Kahnawake, near Montréal, famed for their skill in erecting the steel frames of skyscrapers. The film shows their nimble work, high above the pavement, but there are also glimpses of the quieter community life of the old Kahnawake Reserve.

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