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Expedition to the End of the World

Storyville: Documentary which follows the journey of a group of scientists and artists as they venture by ship into one of the last uncharted territories on Earth.

Now global warming is melting the ice, an unexplored fjord system in north-east Greenland has opened for a few weeks each year. The explorers set sail on an Arctic journey where they encounter a polar bear, Stone Age playgrounds and an entirely new species. Awe, curiosity and humour bond the scientists and artists as they contemplate a landscape untouched by humanity. As the boat slips further away civilisation, the crew have a disturbing encounter which underlines the destructive impact of mankind.

Epic, breath-taking and awe-inspiring, this documentary depicts both the wild beauty of the Earth and man's own transitory role in evolution.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 12 Feb 2013 23:20

Credits

Role Contributor
Series EditorNick Fraser
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