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Monday, June 16, 2008

Abandoned in the Arctic

If anyone is going to be in the Boston/Cambridge area this week, my Boston University colleague Gino Del Guercio is screening his new film at the Harvard Natural History Museum. Details below:

Harvard Museum of Natural History
Thursday, June 19, 7:00 pm
Science Center Hall B
One Oxford Street, Cambridge
This new, 90-minute documentary tells the harrowing story of the Greely expedition which set out in 1881 to build an arctic research station. What began as an ambitious expedition descended into a three-year journey of starvation, mutiny, and alleged cannibalism. The screening will be followed by a short discussion with director Gino Del Guercio, executive producer Geoffrey Clark, and James Shedd, great-great-grandson of Adolphus Greeley. Click here for more information.
No advance reservations or tickets required.
Abandoned in the Arctic
Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
617-495-3045

Addendum: Boston University science journalism student Nuño Dominguez has posted a preview of the film on the Science Metropolis blog, complete with film clip.

1 comment:

Joseph Caputo said...

I won't be able to make it, but Nuno wrote a preview for Science Metropolis:

http://www.sciencemetropolis.com/2008/06/12/sneak-preview-abandoned-in-the-arctic/

Hopefully some of the other scijoers will be there.