In the Field

Interview: Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz talks about his work on the new documentary ‘Meltdown’

Posted on 22 February 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

The documentary Meltdown features climate communication expert Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz and renowned photographer Lynn Davis, as they explore the impacts of the climate crisis through the lens of art and science. Directed by Fred Golding (On the Mat) and produced by Mike Tollin (The Last Dance), the film shows magnificent footage of Greenland’s icebergs and glaciers. We
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Klaus © Netflix.

Klaus – A (spoiler-free) Review

Posted on 21 December 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Samuel Capper Sergio Pablos’ Klaus follows Jesper, an over-privileged and selfish postal worker trying to earn his way back home after being sent to the northern town of Smeerensburg, “the unhappiest place on Earth”, whose inhabitants are locked in a generational feud. With hope of establishing a working postal office fading, Jesper encounters the mysterious woodsman
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Katmai National Park’s Fat Bear Week

Posted on 2 November 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Amber Kraft Only one winner will emerge. Contestants go head-to-head and winning is at the mercy of the participating audience. There are no rules for voting. Some looked at the amount of gain, some focused on overall girth and some couldn’t get past the mammoth “Beardonkadonk” present. This was the event of the season
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Review: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

Posted on 22 June 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Max Modell A haunting story of yesterday, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk is a wholly unique film. It demands that you lean in close, to pick up every detail, not just because of Inuktitut language and subtitles, but because so much happens non-verbally. From the shared looks and laughs of Piugattuk’s group to
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Hooked on the Arctic

Posted on 1 April 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Irene Quaile Back in 2007, I was sitting in my office at Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle. I opened an intriguing email from Soundprint Media, a production company in the USA. They were proposing a joint funding application from recognised feature-makers in several countries to make a series of radio documentaries highlighting different aspects of polar research
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