Antarctic Yuletide Tale: Shackleton Film Screening and Exhibition Tours
Why We Recommend it
Learn about the legendary Sir Ernest Shackleton’s adventures in Antarctica at the Royal Geographic Society’s Christmas screening and exhibition.
Sir Ernest Shackleton (b. Republic of Ireland, 1874-1922)’s expedition to Antarctica may be a widely know story to the world. Yet how much does one know about the process and the dangers he encountered before he returned home to pass on his tale?
Presented by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Hong Kong, Shackleton Film Screening and Exhibition Tours with Festive Drinks will feature the documentary Survival: The Shackleton Story, produced and directed by Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Nancy LeBrun. It offers fascinating insights into the expediter’s journey through showcasing a large amount of historic archival by Frank Hurley, the Endurance Expedition’s photographer, as well as precious interview footage of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s son, Lord Shackleton, who is another noted explorer, Cabinet Minister and President of the RGS.
The screening will be companioned by guided tours of the Endurance Exhibition as well as a festive drinks reception with mince pies.