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National Science Week 2002 events

National Science Week 2002 events

"Cinematic Antarctica"

Saturday 23 March, 10.45am-3.30pm

Films of epic journeys of Scott, Shackleton, and the British Graham Land Expedition. Also the classic 'Scott of the Antarctic' starring John Mills (1948). Films will be shown at 11:00, 12.30, 14:00 and 15:30 - the first three approximately an hour long, the last about two hours.

Scott Polar Research Institute,
Lensfield Road,
Cambridge CB2 2ER
01223 336540

We regret that no car parking is available.

Suitable for all ages.

Places are limited. Admission by ticket only - no late admissions. Free tickets are available for each film at the Institute on weekdays or by post (enclose a SAE) to the above address.

"90deg South"

Herbert Ponting's film of Scott's last expedition, made in Antarctica 1910-12.
Doors open 10.45 (not 10am as shown in the NSW brochure)
Film starts 11.00



Frank Hurley's film of Shackleton's Endurance expedition, made in Antarctica 1914-16.
Doors open 12.15
Film starts 12.30

"British Graham Land Expedition"

Launcelot Fleming's film made on Antarctic Peninisula 1934-37
See here for more information on the expedition.
Doors open 13.45
Film starts 14.00


"Scott of the Antarctic"

The John Mills classic from 1948.
Doors open 15.15
Film starts 15.30