Queen without Land
Documentary / Asgeir Helgestad / Norway, Germany / 2018 / 52 min / German / Age rating 6
Normally any encounters between humankind and polar bears end in death – for the bears. Asgeir Helgestad spent years accompanying "his" polar bear family. Not only does he present the bears, he also talks about how the encounters have changed him and which environmental policy questions he asks himself as a result of this.
Filmtalk: Insight into the recent arctic research, polar expeditions and effects of ice sheet melting on marine life.
Moderator: Dr. André Lampe, physicist and moderator
Guest: Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius, Marine Biologist and Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute , Helmholtz Center of Marine and Polar Research
Panda Award Nomination – Theatrical Award, Festival International Ornithologique de Ménigoute – 2018 Winner Grand Prix, Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam – 2018 Winner Best Film, Vaasa Wildlife Festival – 1st Place 2018 Nordic Category, Matsalu Nature Film Festival – 2018 Best Cinematography Award, Green Screen Festival – 2018 Audience Award Winner, Int’l Wildlife Film Festival MISSOULA (USA) – 2018 Best Environmental Film