Chasing nature’s fantastic light shows
Film Premiere on rtd.rt.com on April 9, 14-00 GMT
Revered by the ancients and considered a good omen, the Aurora Borealis enjoys a cult following among scientists and ordinary people – like a group of Northern Lights aficionados from St. Petersburg, Russia. They’re ready to head off on a whim in the middle of a cold winter night to chase the fleeting aurora. The film Aurora Hunters tells how one person’s unusual fascination has inspired hundreds of followers to join the ranks of Aurora enthusiasts on a search for the shimmering skies.