Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


USAPESC newThe 3rd Annual Polar Film Festival was held during this year's fall Polar Week, featuring films submitted from all around the world. This virtual film showcase allows for online accessibility to film submissions in locations spanning the globe. Submissions to this year's festival fell into themes including:

  • Tipping the Balance: Exploring rapid changes in polar ice cover (Monday)
  • Polar Research, Field Work, and Citizen Science (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Melt: An exploration of life in the polar ice pack (Thursday)
  • Environmental issues in the polar regions (Friday)

If you haven't yet had the opportunity to access the amazing entries from this year's festival, you can still access them online at:

Please share some your favorite parts of this year's submissions on social media using the hashtag #PolarFilmFest. Thanks for tuning in, and we look forward to sharing more polar films with you for years to come!

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