Encounters at the End of the World
Experience the first successful ascent of Everest with this landmark in expedition filmmaking.
USA 2007. 101min
No stranger to extreme environments, Herzog answered the call of Antarctica with relish – filming its people and places with almost no forward planning (a mad venture in almost any other filmmaker’s hands). Joined by cinematographer Peter Zeitlinger, he encounters a scale of human activity unrecognisable a century ago, examining the inner lives beyond the blank, beautiful expanses of this frozen continent.
+ A Short Film About Ice
UK 2020. Dir Adam Laity. 28min
A multiple award-winning film-poem documenting the journey of a cinematographer through the fragile landscapes of the Arctic.