By Annisa Kau
Broadcast & Distribution Coordinator, ITVS
ITVS’s Annisa Kau sat down with Margrét Jónasdóttir (producer) to talk about the documentary Last Days of the Arctic, which premieres Sunday, June 10 on Global Voices on the WORLD Channel (check listings).
Ragnar Alexsson, a.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. His series Faces of the North are a living document of the dying cultures of the far northern reaches of the planet. A celebration of the photographer and his subjects, Last Days of the Arctic is an elegy for a disappearing landscape and the people who inhabit it.
Can you tell us about your background and what led you to this project?
Magnus Vidar Sigurdsson, the director of the film, and I have worked together for fifteen years producing documentaries and other programming for television. We have mostly been working on subjects that have historical meaning here in Iceland, stories that are archive driven but still have international appeal. Continue reading