Sustainability Film: Chasing Ice

Thursday, Sep 6, 6:30pm

7th Annual Sustainability Film Series

One of the most visually stunning films made about global climate change, Chasing Ice demonstrates how renowned National Geographic photographer James Balog’s Extreme Ice Survey has captured incontrovertible proof of vanishing glaciers across the Arctic. With astounding multi-year time-lapse photography, this film gives a visual face to this dire problem. Winner of the Sundance Film Festival 2012 Excellence in Cinematography: U.S. Documentary. Directed by Jeff Orlowski, 2012. 74 minutes.

A post-screening discussion will be led by Dave Dobson, Associate Professor of Geology, Guilford College. Dr. Dobson teaches courses on Geology and the Environment, Historical Geology and Oceanography. His research interests include computer software and game development, climate change and marine geology.

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UNCG's 7th Annual Sustainability Film Series at the Weatherspoon Art Museum features the latest documentaries on global warming, clean water, organic food, light pollution, recycled electronics and more. Post-screening discussions led by local experts give guests a chance to ask questions and learn more about relevant sustainability issues in our community. Films begin at 6:30pm in the Weatherspoon auditorium and are free.

7th Annual Sustainability Film Series • 2012-13

Sept 6 • Chasing Ice

Oct 4 • Terra Blight

Nov 1 • Island President

Dec 6 • Living Downstream

Feb 7 • The City Dark

Mar 7 • In Organic We Trust

Apr 18 • Sustainability Short Film Competition

Free and open to the public!

The Weatherspoon Art Museum is located at the corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets, Greensboro, NC 27412 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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