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Join The Explorers Club at headquarters for a screening of the new film Via Sedna, which tells the inspirational story of an all-female expedition to sail through the rough Arctic Sea and attempt the first climbing ascent of a Greenland Big Wall. The screening is in partnership with Breaking Barriers, The Explorer Club’s Women’s Committee.

 

When Caro North and Marta Guemes worked together on a social project as mountain guide and skipper, they soon realized that they shared the same passion for great adventures and expeditions into the unknown. Soon they began to dream of a joint expedition that would be different from anything they had experienced before. They wanted to sail with an all-female team from France through the rough Arctic sea to Greenland, where the climbers would try to attempt the first ascent of a Big Wall.

It took another two years until all the preparations were made, the funding and logistics were in place and a team of three strong climbing friends, four tough sailors and a filmmaker was assembled. Finally they were able to set sail from La Rochelle, but it soon became clear that Sedna, the Inuit goddess of the seas, would put the team to the test. A pure story of patience, determination, trust, a strong female bond, extraordinary performances with a touch of humor.

View the trailer here.

 

This in-person screening at The Explorers Club Headquarters will include an audience Q&A.


RESERVATIONS

This will be an in-person screening at Explorers Club Headquarters.

In-person tickets are $15 for Members, and $30 for the General Public.

Check-in will begin at 6:00 pm, with a beer and wine reception from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Speakers

Ramona Waldner

Director, Via Sedna

Ramona literally jumped in at the deep end with the Via Sedna project. When the experienced photographer was asked to document this project both photographically and cinematically, she threw herself into enormous preparations to master these tasks and to meet the logistical challenge on a 3 month expedition in harsh conditions.

Alexander Brugger

Co-director, Editor, Via Sedna

Alexander is an Austrian-born film maker, colorist and editor. He is one of the founders of LM.Media GmbH, based in Linz.
He is working on various international documentary projects across Europe, Africa and Asia.

June 10,2024
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