The story of Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki expedition and the consequences of the Kon-Tiki documentary winning an Oscar in 1951 are a real adventure. Its a stoty about a man willing to risk his life for his believe. Also a new feature film about the Kon-Tiki expedition has been screened in Norway during Autumn 2012 and is in 2013 to be screened in a number of countries in the world. The movie is nominated for Oscar for best foreign film in 2013.
The Kon-Tiki Museum has since November 2010 screened the original Kon-Tiki Movie with a presentation telling the story about Thor Heyerdahl`s most important expeditions and the value of the Oscar he gained from the Kon-Tiki Movie. Photos and stories from the new Kon-Tiki movie are included. An exhibition about the same theme can also be included.
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Thor Heyerdahl 1914 - 2014 The exhibition "Thor Heyerdahl - Kon-Tiki and the Value of an Oscar" will be extended for the 100 years anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl in 2014 . Autumn 2013 plans for the exhibition tour 2014 take place.
" Thor Heyerdahl - Kon-Tiki and the Value of an Oscar"- Cinemateket, Oslo with lecture simmulanusly to Bergen, Tromsø. Trondheim, Kristiansand , Lillehammer and Stavanger. Afterwords screening of the Kon-Tiki movie in Norwegain
In addition lectures at The Kon-Tiki Museum for companies, groups and students durring 2012. Allso lectures in May 2012 in Gotenborg and Stockholm, Sweden. The original Kon-Tiki movie is screened in June in the following cities in Norway; Kongsberg, Fredrikstad, In July in Tromsø, Alta and Narvik. Summer and Autumn to a number of towns in Norway.
The Kon-Tiki Museum is an official distributor of the original Oscar winning film from 1951. For information please contact marketing manager Halfdan Tangen jr at the Kon-Tiki Museum
Exhibition, film screening and presentations in 2011