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Explorers Club Polar Film Festival

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The Explorers Club

46 East 70th Street

NY 10021

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The Explorers Club Polar Film Festival - Jan. 24, 25, & 26


Thursday, January 24

6:00 -7:00 pm - Cocktails with Filmmakers

7:00 - 9:00 pm - Film Screenings

- What Color is a Glacier

- In Nansen’s Footsteps


Friday, January 25

6:00 -7:00 pm - Cocktails with Filmmakers

7:00 - 7:30 pm - Lamp lighting with Auju Peter, Inuit designer, culturalist and activist, plus introduction from Nauja Bianco, Senior adviser to the Nordic Board

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Film Screenings

- Feel the Inukness

- Anaiyyuun: Prayer for the Whale

- Angry Inuk


Saturday, January 26

9:00 -9:30 am - Check-in

9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Morning Block

- White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

- A Shifting Continent

- The Traverse

- The Islands and the Whales

- Discussion with Dr. Pal Weihe of the Faroe Islands

12:30 - 1:30 pm - Lunch (seperate ticket required)

1:30 - 4:30 pm - Afternoon Block

- Rise

- Defending the Arctic Refuge

- Admiral Bird and the Dogs of his Expeditions

- Pulling Teeth from a Polar Bear

- Ice Alive

- Under a Cracked Sky

- Past Ice Future

- Three Thousand

- Guilt Trip

- Q & A with Filmmakers Asinnajaq, Kristin Gates, Jeremy La Zelle, Jacqueline Allegra Curnick, Pam Theodotu, Joseph Frost and Eddy Cook

4:30 - 6:00 pm - "Explorers, Ethnographers, and Filmmakers during the Fifth Thule Expedition Across Arctic America, 1921-24, with samples from the documentary Knud Rasmussen: The Great Enchanter (2017)."

6:00 - 9:00 pm - Evening Block

- One-hour cocktail hour to start the evening (6-7 pm)

- True North

- Sami Blood


All Week in the Lounge

- A Fight for the Arctic

- Students on Ice 2018

- Plus Young Explorer Projects:

  • Brynn O’Donnell - Shifting Baselines & the Collapse of the Cod Fishery in Newfoundland
  • Brianna Rowe - Disappearing Ice
  • Grace Cordsen - Recipes of Cultural Heritage Capturing the Culinary Traditions of Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland
  • Jocelyn Harrington - Sea Change: lessons from Coastal Community Builders on the North Atlantic
  • Jonathan Desniak - Visions from the Arctic: Inuit Carver Billy Gauthier
  • Deirdre Leowinata - The Ocean That Binds Us - A Multimedia Journey Through the North Atlantic
  • Sarah Freisen - Climate change and the dragons of inaction
  • Jessica Sandoval - Understanding the presence of marine microplastics in the surface waters
  • Jessica van Fleritan - In Cod We Trust: A multimedia documentary exploring global climate change and its impacts on Newfoundland's cod fishing culture


Co-curated by:

Milbry Polk, Stefan Kindberg and Sarah Bouckoms with Annie Mccain and Alexis Page Smith

Presented by:

AC


Fjall


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