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ACMI Film Program

18-04-2015 - 15-05-2015

Poles Apart
18 April – 15 May 2015
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Federation Square, Melbourne
Monday – Sunday 10am – 11pm
Tel. (03) 8663 2583

The Arctic and Antarctic remain great unexplored frontiers – mysterious landscapes, undiscovered species, gigantic icebergs and impenitrable ice-floes all contribute to our fascination of the locations. These four films serve to make the Poles even more fascinating as they look through the lens of artists who for some period inhabit these breathtaking landscapes.

Last Days of the Arctic
Icelandic/English/ Danish, 90mins, 2011
Ethnography meets documentary meets photography in this extraordinarilly tender film.
7pm, Monday May 4th
7pm, Friday May 8th

Antarctica: A Year on Ice
New Zealand, 91mins, 2013
Ten years in the making, this stunning film documents life in the Antratrctic over a full 12 months.
3pm, Saturday April 18th
7pm, Monday May 11th

Expedition to the end of the World
Denmark, 90mins, 2013
An unlikely group of artists and scientists are thrust together to explore the unexplored.
7pm, Saturday April 28th
7pm, Tueday May 12th

Art from the Arctic
UK, 60mins, 2005
David Hinton travelled 2,500 nautical miles aboard the schooner Nooderlicht filming artists, scientists and educators exploring the environment of the High Arctic. The result was Art From The Arctic.
7pm, Friday May 15th


Getting there:
Train Stop: Flinders St Station
Tram Stop: Swanston St trams, Flinders St trams
Bike route: Yes!
ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2015 Map reference: D




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