PLANET EARTH: FROM POLE TO POLE

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PLANET EARTH: FROM POLE TO POLE


Winners from 2007 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

PLANET EARTH: FROM POLE TO POLE (UK, 2006, 59 min.)

The rarest and weirdest creatures on earth are spotlighted in this journey across the planet. As spring arrives in the Arctic, a mother polar bear emerges from her den with two tiny cubs, while at the other end of the globe, emperor penguins are plunged into darkness for four months, enduring the coldest temperatures in the world. Narrated by David Attenborough. Photographed by Doug Allan, Barrie Britton, Richard Burton, Simon Carroll, Rod Clarke, Martyn Colbeck, Wade Fairley, Ted Giffords, Mike Holding, Michael Kelem, Simon King, Toshihiro Muta, Tim Shepherd, Andrew Shillabeer, Peter Scoones, Warwick Sloss, Paul Stewart and Gavin Thurston. Produced by the BBC Natural History Unit with The Discovery Channel, JVP, NHK and BBC-Worldwide. Cinematography by the Planet Earth Camera Team. Cinematography Award.

Introduced by Deborah Rothberg, Public Programs Coordinator, National Museum of Natural History.

Shown as part of the program on 3/15/08 Winners from 2007 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, along with THE QUEEN OF TREES, OCEAN ODYSSEY: SECRETS OF THE DEEP, PARANORMAL PIGEONS, CRIME SCENE WILD: SHARKS, and SHOWDOWN AT ELKTOWN.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE, no reservations needed

National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium,

10th St. & Constitution Ave., NW

(METRO: Federal Triangle or Smithsonian)

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