Strange Explorers - Encounters at the End of the World
When: February 21, 2009, 7 pm
Director: Werner Herzog
Cinematography: Peter Zeitlinger
Introduced by: James Deutsch, Ph.D., Smithsonian Institution
In his latest documentary, Werner Herzog brings his unique observations to bear on Antarctica, which is not only home to one of the most extreme wild places but also attracts idiosyncratic folks in search of unique experiences.
Jim Deutsch is a program curator at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and an adjunct professor of American Studies at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He has been a regular contributor to programs of the Environmental Film Festival, and gave a fascinating presentation on Werner Herzog’s conception of wild nature when he introduced the film Grizzly Man in 2007.
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