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Synopsis: In October 2012, South Africa Scuba Instructor DaveChamberlain set off on a 2700 km run from Walvis Bay, Namibia to Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Photographer Morgan Cardiff accompanied Dave on the first 4 weeks of the run.

What he witnessed was one individuals seemingly domination of what many would consider a feat far to great to achieve. Battling 46-degree temperatures, isolation, a lack of water and no respite from the beating summer sun, Dave covered distances of up to 85km daily.

The run was to promote the plight of the African Penguin. How difficult it is promoting a penguin in the middle of the oldest desert on earth he was asked ‘quite’ was his reply. The film is a celebration of nature, adventure and one individuals quest to encourage people out of their comfort zone and think about the world around them.

Genre

Documentary

Rated

NR

Language

English

Run Time

21 minutes

Available Territories

Worldwide

Starring

Dave Chamberlain

Directed by

Morgan Cardiff

Featured Songs

On Birds and Trees and Fire I am Oak (Snowstar Records)

Prod. Company

Rhys Morgan Images - www.rhysmorganimages.com

Director's Statement

It was an absolute pleasure to spend 5 weeks in the Namibian desert with Dave Chamberlain, his daily feats while humble in intention were nothing short of remarkable. I hope this is the first of many projects together.

Director's Bio

Morgan Cardiff is German based, Australian filmmaker and photographer who specialises on expedition and conservation based story telling. An Environmental Scientist by trade, he is currently finalising a masters degree, and working on a number of upcoming film and photography projects.

Awards

Official selection

Chamonix Adventure Festival - France - 2015

Danish Adventure Film Festival - Denmark - 2013

Why Not? Adventure Film Festival - Ireland - 2013

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival - United Kingdom - 2014

Quarantine Film Festival - Bulgaria - 2015

Official selection

Chamonix Adventure Festival - France - 2015

Country of Origin

Namibia, South Africa

Production Year

2013

Aspect Ratio

Select One

Sound Mix

Select One

Camera

Nikon D800

Medium

HD

Resolution

1920x1080

Official Website

Facebook

Twitter

https://twitter.com/rhysmorgan__

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