Thursday 7th of June

4:15 p.m. – Studio 43

Northern Passage

A film by Frank Bjarkoe and Tore Rosshaug. Production: Norwegian Broadcasting corporation. Norway – 54’ – 2011.

On board a small trimaran, Borge Ousland, Torleif Thorleifson, Stanislav Kostyashkin and Vincent Colliard aim to sail on the top of the world. They want to show the public the dramatic changes in the Arctic by sailing all the way around the North Pole in just one summer. Nobody has ever done it before, this is a premiere! This film depicts their adventure across the Arctic Ocean, and allows us a better understanding of the issues we are facing now.