3. NFB — Iceland on the Prairies — 21 min 20 s

This film tells the inspiring story of the rise of the Icelandic communities in western Canada and their fine contribution to the Canadian heritage. Like many people who have emigrated to Canada and become true Canadians, the prairie Icelanders have retained many of the customs and traditions of their ancestral land. Their food, for instance, is prepared in Icelandic fashion; and although their children go to Canadian schools, they also learn the sagas and legends of their forefathers.

Director — Radford Crawley
Images — Radford Crawley
Editor — James Beveridge
Music — Godfrey Ridout
Sound — William H. Lane, C.J. Quick

Home •  Introduction •  My Father •  Interviews •  The Journey •  The Team •  News •  Credits •  Beveridge Films & C.V.