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Thursday, January 24th

6:00 - 7:00pm         Cocktails with Filmmakers

7:00 - 9:00pm         Opening Night Film

                                Filmmaker Q&A

In Nansen’s Footsteps    (World Premiere)

with What Color is a Glacier  


Friday, January 25th


6:00 - 7:00pm         Cocktails with Filmmakers

7:00 - 7:30pm         Lamp Lighting Ceremony with Guest Speakers

Auju Peter, Inuit designer, culturalist and activist

Nauja Bianco, Senior Adviser to The Nordic Board

7:30 - 9:00pm          Film Block I


Feel the Inukness  (short)

Anaiyyuun: Prayer for the Whale  (short)

Angry Inuk  (feature)


Saturday, January 26th

9:00 - 9:30am          Check-in

9:30am - 12:30pm   Film Block II 

White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic  (feature)

A Shifting Continent  (featurette)

The Traverse  (featurette)

The Islands and the Whales  (feature)

            Q&A with Dr. Pal Weihe of the Faroe Islands

12:30 - 1:30pm        Lunch  (separate ticket required)

1:30 - 4:15pm          Film Block III 

                                  Filmmaker Q&A

Rise  (short)

Defending the Arctic Refuge  (featurette)

Admiral Byrd and the Dogs of his Expeditions  (short)

Pulling Teeth from a Polar Bear  (featurette)

Ice Alive  (featurette)

Under a Cracked Sky  (short)

Past Ice / Future Ice  (short) 

Three Thousand  (featurette)

Guilt Trip  (featurette)


4:30 - 6:00pm          Historical Presentation


"Explorers, Ethnographers, and Filmmakers during the Fifth Thule Expedition Across Arctic America, 1921-24"

with clips from the documentary Knud Rasmussen: The Great Enchanter (2017)


Lene Borch, Filmmaker with Nordisk Film, Denmark

Scott MacKenzie, Queen’s University, Canada

Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Georgia Institute of Technology


6:00 - 7:00pm          Cocktails with Filmmakers


7:00 - 9:00pm          Closing Night Film

Sami Blood 

with True North  (short)


LOUNGE   (Ongoing Screenings, Wednesday - Saturday)

A Fight For The Arctic   (featurette)

Students on Ice, 2018 Expedition   (featurette)

Silent Auction for Kanken Backpacks & Fjällräven Jackets


Young Explorer Films:

Shifting Baselines & the Collapse of the Cod Fishery in Newfoundland

Brynn O’Donnell

Disappearing Ice

Brianna Rowe

Recipes of Cultural Heritage: Capturing the Culinary Traditions of Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

Grace Cordsen

Sea Change: Lessons from Coastal Community Builders on the North Atlantic

Jocelyn Harrington

Visions from The Arctic: Inuit Carver Billy Gauthier

Jonathan Desniak


The Ocean That Binds Us, A Multimedia Journey Through the North Atlantic

Deirdre Leowinata

Climate Change and The Dragons of Inaction

Sarah Freisen


Understanding The Presence of Marine Microplastics in Surface Waters

Jessica Sandoval

In Cod We Trust: Climate Change's Impact on Newfoundland's Fishing Culture

Jessica van Fleritan

...Join us for a presentation on Inuit Art on Tuesday, January 29th.


Festival Programmers:

Milbry PolkStefan KindbergSarah Bouckoms


Festival Advisors:

Annie McCain EngmanAlexis Page Smith