Tagged: Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki raft

Heyerdahl’s last crewmate dies at age 89

The explorer was killed when his light aircraft crashed in Vermont The Local Pilot, sailor, and adventurer Norman Baker, the last living person to have sailed on Norwegian anthropologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s raft...

No win for Kon-Tiki

Norwegian film and Best Foreign Language Film nominee “Kon-Tiki” leaves the Oscars empty handed Denise Leland Seattle, Wash. On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 85th Academy Awards were presented in Los Angeles, where the film...

Film festivals: the ultimate destination

Featuring photos of the Kon-Tiki cast and crew at the Scandinavian Film Festival in Los Angeles, Calif. Larrie Wanberg N.D. Contributing Editor An epic film attached to a location or an event in history...

“Kon-Tiki” makes a splash

Film receives critical praise for portrayal of famous 1947 expedition Kelsey Larson Copy Editor After 59 days of shooting in six countries, the biggest Norwegian film yet to be made is ready to hit...

Kon-Tiki sets sail for NOK 63 million feature 63 years later

The new film by Max Manus directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, which also backs Headhunters (Hodejegerne) and Twigson in Trouble (Knerten i knipe) Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl’s...