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Directed by Jeff Orlowski
PG-13 | 76 min | USA | 2012
In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very wellbeing at risk. CHASING ICE is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
Winner, Excellence in Cinematography Award: U.S. Documentary – 2012 Sundance Film Festival; Winner: Festival Favorites – 2012 SXSW Film Festival; Winner, Audience Award – Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival; Official Selection – 2012 Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival