Director: James Calvert
30 minutes
All ages

Presented by Illuminate Adelaide and Adelaide Film Festival.

A Monkeystack and Shackleton Epic Expedition Production.

Follow in the footsteps of adventurer and environmental scientist, Tim Jarvis, who recreates one of history’s greatest journeys – that of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. In 1914, Shackleton led the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition – an attempt to be the first to cross Antarctica coast-to-coast. The events that transpired form one of History’s greatest stories of leadership and survival. A catastrophic yet beautiful experience highlighting the effect of climate change on the Antarctic region.

Major Partner: Torrens University Australia

Supported by: Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund, South Australian Film Corporation, Screen Australia, One Ocean, Kathmandu and Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF)


Program Strand AFF Investment Fund, AFFIF
Director James Calvert