Jeff Orlowski/2012/76 min/Climate Change
Sunday, March 4, 2 p.m. [South]
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
FILM DESCRIPTION: Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers, he deployed revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture the world’s changing glaciers. Chasing Ice showcases a master photographer at the edge of his physical and creative capabilities, risking everything to deliver evidence of climate change and offer hope to our carbon-powered planet. This film won accolades at Sundance and other prestigious, international festivals for cinematography, musical score and overall excellence. Teens and young adults encouraged to attend.