Brazilian Our Spaces team headed for Antarctica aboard a Brazilian Air Force Hercules 130 and stayed in the Brazilian Navy Polar Ship Almirante Maximiano for 3 weeks while navigating along the icy continent. The team was formed by biologist Dr. Ailim Schwambach, PhD in international relations Dr. Ignacio Cardone, film producer, Luciano di Segni, and the sound technician, Maria Clara Cervantes, all under the direction of Wellington Amaral, film director, president of the Our Spaces Brasil Institute and board member of the Foundation for the Good Governance of International Spaces – Our Spaces, U.K.
The team’s goal was to capture images and interviews for a documentary celebrating 60 years of the Antarctic Treaty.
The trip started on January 14, and the team is due to return to Brazil on February 6. During this period, the representatives of Our Spaces had the opportunity to visit the brand new Comandante Ferraz Station, a state-of-the-art installation built by the Brazilian government, in favor of scientific research in Antarctica.
This expedition represents the first stage of production of the documentary ‘In The Interest of All Mankind’.
Filming shall continue in Europe, the U.S., and Brazil and it is scheduled to be released in the second semester of 2020.