Polar Bear Summer

Polar Bear Summer
First Prize – “Town of Sondrio” Award and Students’ Jury Award 2016
by Klaus Scheurich – Produced by: Marco Polo Film AG – Broadcaster: Smithsonian Networks, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) - Germany 2015 – Running time: 52 min. – Featured area: Southwestern area of Western Bay, Canada

Polar bears are the monarchs of the Arctic. They are adapted to life on ice and snow. Yet there is one place where they are marooned on land for several months every summer. How do they survive in an environment that is foreign to them? In a warming world, can their fate here give us hope for the species in general?