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Queen Without Land

This is the true story of the meeting between Frost, a beautiful polar bear mother, and Asgeir Helgestad, a Norwegian wildlife filmmaker.

It is a four-year journey in Svalbard. Rising temperatures are responsible for dramatic changes in Frost's ecosystem as the ice is melting at record speed. From complete darkness to the absolute light of the midnight sun, Svalbard transforms from a cold and inhospitable place to the most joyous and lively scene for ice algae, fish, birds and animals. But alongside these seasonal transformations, the disappearing sea ice forces life to new limits. Fjords that were once full of ice and seals, get abandoned pushing Frost further away. Asgeir is determined to find her and document all that is being lost, but his task is far from easy.

This film explores the question "this planet is home to all of us, can we afford to ignore it?"

Es existiert eine deutschsprachige, auf 45 Minuten gekürzte Fernsehversion mit dem Namen "Auf Wiedersehen Eisbär! - Mein Leben auf Spitzbergen" der ARD (siehe oben).

Director(s): Asgeir Helgestad
Script: Asgeir Helgestad, Anne Elvedal
Production: Asgeir Helgestad, Doclights, Britta Kiesewetter, Artic Light
Music: Julian Cisneros
Actors: Asgeir Helgestad
 
Year: 2018
Duration: 70 min
Our age recommendation: 6
Language (audio): German, English
Country of origin: Norway
Shooting Locations: Norway
 
Screening rights: Albatross World Sales ()
  • This film can be watched for free at the top.

Tags

Main topic(s): Climate Planet Earth
Secondary topics: biodiversity climate wilderness wildlife
Mentions: polar bear arctic antarctic Svalbard permafrost glacier northern light seals reindeer walrus wale bird seagull tourism Svalbard
Topic Page(s): Climate Planet Earth

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