This is the story of how Jan Baalsrud survived the most harrowing WWII escape and rescue in Norway 1943 told through modern eyes; Retracing history to make history.
Drogheda, Ireland -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/13/2014 -- This Campaign will fund a documentary that tells the story of Jan Baalsrud and the Communities that saved his life, through modern eyes with many obstacles in the way. Contributions via this crowdfunding campaign will be life changing for a special group of people that take on the challenge of retracing this moment in history and make new history.
To trek across 245km of the Arctic Circle in March 2015 on foot, hauling almost three times the bodyweight on sleds over the Lyngen Alps from Norway, to Finland and finally finishing in Sweden will be no easy task - but the expedition team has to be chosen, places earned, support team in place and so much more before the team can even begin training for it. From a pool of 100 applicants, only 20 will make the final Campaign team, and from those,10 will earn a spot on the expedition team to the Arctic Circle.
The Documentary will cover everything from recruitment, trials, selection, training, research, logistics and overcoming the language barriers giving viewers an up-close view of how the team overcomes all the obstacles in their way. All are invited to join as a team, as one unit and battle to ensure this documentary is made and made right!
Funds raised will cover:
Film Crew Costs
Filming Equipment Costs
5 months of Physical and Technical Training for the Expedition Team.
Logistical Elements Associated with this production.
This campaign will only be funded if it reaches its goal. Funding duration: February 10, 2014 – March 12, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
Indiegogo Page: http://bit.ly/NFy3fw