Published On May 17, 2023
Surviving in Greenland's Wild North
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I set out on a journey to the high north to meet the Inuit communities that brave the harshest winters in the world. This documentary is my attempt to bring their story to you.
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Go watch Q's Greenland to learn more about this country and culture: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9TyctkYTsRUmCX138l6Dug
If you're going to Greenland and want a guide, Mark was excellent. He's based in Disko Island: https://www.instagram.com/basaltic.tours/
Thank you to everyone in Greenland who spoke with us about their experiences and provided various support as guides and translators during out trip: Qupanuk “Q” Olsen, Mark Mølgaard, Nikolaj Løvstrøm, Arnarissoq Løvstrøm, the Løvstrøm family, Karl “Aakattak” Sandgreen, Paaluk Kreutzmann, and Pauline Jensen.
Thanks to Visit Greenland and Hotel Icefjord for supporting portions of this trip to Greenland.
Check out all my sources for this video here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BHXZ26DYlI2c39ae6wlx5abwr7OzGQXP2Ze0AqzpdPY/edit?usp=sharing
The music for this video, created by our in house composer Tom Fox, is available on our music channel, The Listening Room! Follow the link to hear this soundtrack and many more: https://youtu.be/WP2d_gP4KRs
Get access to behind-the-scenes vlogs, my scripts, and extended interviews over at https://www.patreon.com/johnnyharris
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Johnny Harris is an Emmy-winning independent journalist and contributor to the New York Times. Based in Washington, DC, Harris reports on interesting trends and stories domestically and around the globe, publishing to his audience of over 3.5 million on Youtube. Harris produced and hosted the twice Emmy-nominated series Borders for Vox Media. His visual style blends motion graphics with cinematic videography to create content that explains complex issues in relatable ways.
- press -
Vox Borders: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLrFyjGZ9NU
NPR Planet Money: https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1072164745
- where to find me -
Iz's (my wife’s) channel: https://www.youtube.com/iz-harris
- how i make my videos -
Tom Fox makes my music, work with him here: https://tfbeats.com/
I make maps using this AE Plugin: https://aescripts.com/geolayers/?aff=77
All the gear I use: https://www.izharris.com/gear-guide
- my courses -
Learn a language: https://brighttrip.com/course/language/
Visual storytelling: https://www.brighttrip.com/courses/visual-storytelling