Scott's Last Journey (Documentary)
|When:||Thursday, 14 June 2012|
|Where:||The Film Archive, Wellington|
|Running time:||70 minutes|
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Captain Scott's fatal expedition to Antarctica, join us for this repeat screening of Scott's Last Journey.
An unforgettable look at the hardships and dangers of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole, this poignant tale is narrated by Richard Dimbleby and told through compiled using footage from the 1912 expedition’s official photographer Herbert Ponting
Scott’s Last Journey is an unmissable film for anyone interested in exploration, Antarctica, or the human spirit.
Read more about the journey on NZ Herald
The Design and Construction of Scott Base Antarctica
(New Zealand Ministry of Works, 1956, 21 minutes)
357 days from February 1956, sees the design and construction of Scott Base in Antarctica. A year later the architectural design stands up well to the Antarctic conditions. Includes shots of Edmund Hillary and Bob Millar and their expedition leaving Wellington on 10 December, 1956.