SAT 12 JULY – ‘Antarctica: A Year On Ice’ (PG)

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With a guest lecture from Gavin Francis, author of ‘Empire Antarctica – Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins’ (Scottish Book of the Year 2013).

10 years in the making,  Anthony Powell’s ANTARCTICA – A YEAR ON ICE is that rarest of ‘extreme’ documentaries – ethereal, spacious, captured with an artist’s eye and a supreme lightness of touch. Impossibly beautiful location footage combines seamlessly with intimate stories and interviews to produce a heartfelt and ultimately moving portrait of the most severe
environment on earth, and our last, great pristine wilderness. Grant Wakefield, Director

‘Too immense for words.’ Huffington Post

‘Watching it projected on anything smaller than a cinema screen would be an insult’.  New Zealand Herald

West Side Cinema and ICIT/Heriot Watt University welcome author Gavin Francis who will talk about his time in Antarctica and the award winning book he produced.

Doors open 7:15 for a 7:45 start

£5/£3 under 16

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