During ten months, Mikael Strandberg and Johan Ivarsson travel 3500 km along the Kolyma River in Siberia. By canoe and on skis they traverse one of the coldest inhabited places on Earth and a place where Stalin placed his worst reputed penal colonies.
The two meet hunters, fishermen, people who have run away and hides in the wilderness. They pass through run down towns, villages and meet the nicest, most welcoming people they have ever come across.
This event has been organised by the Chehsire and North Wales regional committee and is a joint event with Chester Cathedral.
6.00pm onwards Please press play on the video below. The film is just under one hour.
7.00pm onwards Join us on Zoom for the Q&A with the speaker.
Mikael Strandberg is an explorer, documentary filmmaker and motivational speaker. You can keep up to date with his work via his Facebook page.
The Cheshire and North Wales committee have a number of other events occuring later this term, including a talk with Kiliii Yüyan on Indigenous approaches to climate change, as well as a talk from Susie Offord-Woolley on human elephant conflict.
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