The Explorer | TIFF

The Explorer

Exploratorul (Romania)

Directed by:
Titus Muntean, Xantus Gabor
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Synopsis:

The documentary presents the life and research of Emil Racovita, one of the first Antarctic explorers, a pioneer of oceanology and the founder of a new science, the bio-speleology. He created in Cluj the world's first Institute of Speology. The film also focuses on the Belgica expedition (1897-1899), the first scientific expedition which wintered in Antarctica, having Roald Amundsen and Frederick Cook on board and Adrien de Gerlache as captain.

Producer: Fundația Arte Vizuale

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