Ended on 2/28/2013

CHASING ICE -  (unrated)

2012 - USA - English - 76 minutes - Submarine Deluxe

Directed by: Jeff Orlowski

Featuring: James Balog, Svavar Jonatansson and Adam LeWinter


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Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change, but through his "Extreme Ice Survey" he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In CHASING ICE, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.

Traveling with a young team of adventurers across the brutal Arctic, Balog risks his career and his well-being in pursuit of the biggest story facing humanity. As the debate polarizes America and the intensity of natural disasters ramp up globally, CHASING ICE depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to gather evidence and deliver hope to our carbon-powered planet.

*Excellence in Cinematography - Sundance Film Festival
*Audience Award - SXSW


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Posted by : Lindsey Kayman Date Added: 10/11/2012 3:30:35 PMreport this post 
Astounding and beautiful!

Posted by : Gaspar Marino Date Added: 11/22/2012 8:37:43 AMreport this post 
Fantastic photography and a real cautionary, as well as educational tale, about global warming and how humanity is destroying the enviroment. Bravo Mr. Balog and his team. Worthy of an Oscar nomination as Best Documentary.

Posted by : Nick Weinstock Date Added: 11/23/2012 4:59:29 PMreport this post 
Just got my copy of the book! What a great project and thanks for the notable mention. I particularly like the comments at the beginning, they are bold like the beautiful ice that still stands.

Posted by : Eliza Tom Date Added: 11/23/2012 6:36:08 PMreport this post 
Beautiful documentary worthy of the awards it has won. It is a testimony to the power and vision of one man and those who believe in him. What started out as a project and quest has become a historical recording for mankind. If only every one can see the film, bring awareness and spread the word. Especially the youth of future since they will be our next decision makers and entrepreneurs. I look forward to more of Mr. Balog's work.

Posted by : Viki Date Added: 11/26/2012 3:32:08 PMreport this post 
Holy concise data baatmn. Lol!

Posted by : Mariangela Date Added: 11/26/2012 7:14:12 PMreport this post 
Praying............. just praying. Abby is so lucky to have you. I'm cauterpd and can't seem to think about anything but your precious daughter. She is in my prayers constantly. Her pictures just hold me captive. I know your picture taking is great but I think it is your daughter herself that holds my eyes to the frame!hugs to you, I love that you work so hard to give her moments of smiles.

Posted by : Barry Date Added: 11/29/2012 7:34:01 PMreport this post 
I totally agree: the book was awesome. i mean, like, you know, in amazement of this genius move.

Today, we are ALL chasing ice.

Posted by : Unknown Date Added: 10/14/2014 7:45:05 AMreport this post 
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     Total Comments:  8   Lowest vote: 3  Highest vote: 5
Average Score: 4.0 out of 5
 

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