THURSDAY, JUNE 30 7:00 PM. NIK PHELPS AT THE BALBOA THEATRE
SPROCKET ENSEMBLE'S NIK PHELPS TO PROVIDE ORIGINAL MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT FOR
1919 Shackelton Endurance Expedition film.
On Thursday, June 30, Nik Phelps will provide a unique musical accompaniment
to SOUTH, the amazing movie made in 1919 by Ernest Shackleton about his
Endurance Expedition to Antarctica. The screening and performance will be at
the Balboa Theatre at 7:00pm.
Also on the program will be the Oscar nominated PEOPLE OF THE WIND.
SOUTH: Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition (1919)
When the Endurance was trapped by pack ice, the crew drifted on ice floes
for months before Ernest Shackleton and five of his men made a miraculous
850-mile boat journey to safety. One of the greatest epics in the history of
exploration, this is the original 1919 film produced by Shackleton and Frank
Hurley. (88 min)
(3:05), 7:00 Nik Phelps provides live musical accompaniment at the 7pm
PEOPLE OF THE WIND (1976)
To survive, the Bakhtiari tribe must make an eight-week, 200-mile trip to
the mountain pastures. An astonishing epic of the one of the most grueling
migrations in the world, "People of the Wind" was an Oscar® nominee for Best
Documentary. (110 min)
(12:55), 4:50, 8:45
This is part of "Human / Nature," a 20 film, two week festival of great
movies concerning our relationship to nature including WALKABOUT, BARAKA,
WHALE RIDER, AQUIRRE WRATH OF GOD, DERSU UZALA, PRINCESS MONONOKE, HIMALAYA,
SLATMEN OF TIBET KOYAANISQATSI, CHAC, BLACK STALLION and much more. Full
details at: http://www.balboamovies.com/program/human_nature.html
3630 Balboa Street at 37th Avenue.
San Francisco, CA 94121
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