Overview

Director : Peter Gilbert Part of the wAteR climaTe festival.

Originally screened on Sundance TV as Burning Ice this film charts the Cape Farewell expedition to the high Arctic voyaging in West Greenland aboard a Russian Ice breaker. The Cape Farewell crew of scientists, musicians and artists witnessed the disappearing ice, conducted ocean surveys, produced artworks among the glaciers as the musicians performed in the frozen villages.

The musicians included Jarvis Cocker, KT Tunstall, Feist, Laurie Anderson, Shlomo, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Martha Wainwright, Robyn Hitchcock all corralled with wit and insight by the comedian Marcus Brigstocke and the poet Lemn Sissay. This new edit include unseen material filmed on the artists return as they performed at Latitude, the South Bank and in a Yurt in the garden of KT Tunstall. The new edit concludes with Lemn Sissay performing What If with a jazz quartet ending with the line “the World as We Know it has Changed its Matter of Fact”.

The climate crises is framed by Cape Farewell as a cultural challenge, we are all complicit and we are all the solution - that is a matter of fact. Post Film Q&A with Cape Farewell director David Buckland and Lemn Sissay (Tbc)

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