Movie night: The Pursuit of Endurance by Luc Hardy + Q&A with the director
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Movie night: The Pursuit of Endurance by Luc Hardy + Q&A with the director

Movie night: The Pursuit of Endurance by Luc Hardy + Q&A with the director

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Lycee Français De New York

505 East 75th Street

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The pursuit of Endurance by Luc Hardy, followed by a Q&A with him and David Porter, professor at Columbia University

Wednesday, January 5 2017 at 6:30pm

In the heart of the Antarctic, nine adventurers are about to live an extraordinary story. They come from very different backgrounds, but one thing brings them together – a passion for adventure and testing their limits.
Their goal: to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest legends of the golden age of polar exploration: Ernest Shackleton.
In 1914, after the sinking of his ship The Endurance, this hero saved his entire crew from a certain death. 100 years later our expedition sets out to explore the sub-Antarctic islands of Elephant, South Georgia and the South Sandwich by boat, ski and pulka.
On board the Australis: an expedition leader, a veteran explorer, a former officer, a skipper, a polar guide, a scientist, two young soldiers and an athlete snowboarder. An expedition to remind us of the fragility of this highly endangered ecosystem, and to improve our understanding of these remote expanses.
With them, you will relive the best but also the most challenging moments of this great adventure.


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