4th annual polar film festival at NY EC headquarters: Dec. 4th and 5th

 Just a quick note following our November meeting with Bruce Molnia and Alaskan glaciers.

The 4th Annual Polar Film Festival – FREE – Dec. 4th & 5th

This event is FREE of charge thanks to the gracious support of our sponsors, Adventure Canada and the Royal Canadian Geographical Magainze.


The Explorers Club is proud to present our 4th Annual Polar Film Festival, with events on Friday evening December 4th, and all day Saturday, December 5th.

On Friday Night, John Geiger, CEO of the RCGS, will present the new film Arctic Ghost Ship, on the spectacular discovery of Sir John Franklin’s ship HMS Erebus. After the film, he will be available for Q&A, and his new book, Franklin’s Lost Ship, will be available. Friday’s reception is sponsored by The Royal Canadian Geographical Magazine.

Saturday features a full day of film screenings, with a mid-day lunch reception, and a cocktail reception preceding the evening session. Films include:

  • Pat Sutherland’s The Norse: An Arctic Mystery, followed by a Q&A
  • Luc Hardy’s Pursuit of Endurance, followed by a Q&A
  • Vice films’ Nest of Giants and Canada’s Waterless Communities, followed by a Q&A

Other films include: Pole of Cold, Arctic Adventure, Thin Ice, People of Nunatukavut, Rebel, Antarctica a Short Film, Antarctic Edge, Romance of the Far Fur Country, Films of Isabel Hutchison, and Speechless. Saturday’s Reception is sponsored by Adventure Canada.

Friday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday: Day Session 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Evening Session 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Tickets for Friday & Saturday are FREE thanks to our gracious sponsors, Adventure Canada & Canadian Geographic Magazine. Lunch on Saturday is $35, and requires advanced reservations. This is the only charge for the festival, and is optional. Contact us at reservations@explorers.org or call us at 212.628.8383.

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