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Eye on Sound: South (1919) (soundwave)


Frank Hurley, Ernest Shackleton / GB, 1919 / 50 min.

Icy cold, snowstorms, hardship: South (1919) is the astounding report on Shackleton’s journey across Antarctica, which can be seen and heard at the Eye Arena with a brand new score performed live by musicians Mark Alban Lotz, Cengiz Arspanlay, Ella Zirina and Suzana Lascu.

Poster South 1919
At the start of the preceding century, Sir Ernest Shackleton, adventurer and explorer, wanted to traverse the Antarctic plains with 22 men and 70 sled dogs. His ship, the Endurance, was crushed by pack ice. Shackleton managed to get his men to safety and rowed to South Georgia Island, 100 km away in a dinghy with five members of his crew to fetch help.


This movie is suitable for all ages


Frank Hurley, Ernest Shackleton

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50 min.


no dialogue





Part of

Eye on Sound

With Eye on Sound, Eye focuses on the special relationship between image and sound. Expect live music to silent films, live bands from today to classics of yesteryear, brand new scores to films from the versatile Eye collection and special attention to the often neglected art of sound design.

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Eye on Sound: live music in Eye's arena (soundwave)
Still South 1919
Still South 1920

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