Videos

Crash of Byrd’s Fokker in Antarctica 1929

Richard Byrd took three airplanes on his first Antarctic Expedition 1928-29. In March, 1929, he sent three men in the Fokker to the Rockefeller Mountains for geologic studies. A blizzard roared in, hurled the plane in the air, and slammed it down on the ice completely...

Drilling Ice Cores in Greenland

A group of scientists is drilling through Arctic ice to find out what’s happening in the middle of the ice field, and how that could affect all of us.

Silent Snow – The Movie trailer

Trailer for a feature length film. Expected release: spring 2011. Film by Jan van den Berg and Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann. An Inuit search for solutions to the chemical poisoning of the world. View larger version at the Silent Snow trailer web site. More information...

The Will Steger Foundation Videos


The Will Steger Foundation seeks to inspire and be a catalyst for international environmental leadership to stop global warming through exploration, education and action.The featured movie is on Ellesmere Island, rife with wildlife; from white wolves, to muskox, to...

Sheila Watt – Cloutier’s UN COP-17 Lecture


Archived live webcast: “Not the Time to COP Out” – Sheila Watt-Cloutier‘s lecture on climate change to UN COP‐17. This event was presented by Mount Allison University’s Arctic Environmental Change class, and is part of IsumaTV’s project: Digital Indigenous Democracy...

Frozen in Time – Mawson’s Huts, Antarctica

A short preview version of Frozen in Time – the first fulldome movie shot in Antarctica. It documents the site of Mawson’s Huts, Cape Denison – where the historic remains of the buildings erected by the 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition exist to this day....

Imitiqutailq: Path of the Arctic Tern

The film chronicles a life-altering journey from one end of the Earth to the other, by two Inuit teens (Terry Noah and Jason Qaapiq) from Grise Fiord, Nunavut, Canada’s northernmost Arctic community, to the bottom of the world, Antarctica. The journey was the dream of...

People of a Feather – Trailer

Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past present and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck. For...

North

Svalbard is an archipelago high within the Arctic Circle. In 1920, a treaty known as the Svalbard Act was signed by several nations recognising Norwegian sovereignty over the islands, and declaring the whole region a demilitarized zone. This is a short film about how...

No Horizon Anymore

From summer to winter and back again, No Horizon Anymore takes you on a journey few have experienced. Fewer than 2,000 people have spent the austral winter at the South Pole Station. The film follows members of the 2009 winterover crew as they share their...

Ends of Earth

Images from the Arctic and Antarctic by Anne Doubilet with original music by Garth Stevenson. Presented at American Polar Society 80th Anniversary Symposium held at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA, Nov. 3-6, 2015.