• Chasing Ice (2012)

Chasing Ice

Release Date: November 9th, 2012

DVD Release Date: September 10th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

James Balog and his team on the Extreme Ice Survey assemble a multiyear chronicle of the planet's rapidly melting glaciers.

Director: Jeff Orlowski

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Exposure, Diamond Docs

Keywords: Engaging ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 85
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    In Hollywood these days, such epic transformations are rendered with computers and called "morphing." Offering a lesson both to filmmakers and climate-change deniers, Chasing Ice demonstrates how much more powerful it is to capture the real thing. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A documentary so stuffed with eye-soothing images one prays it can seduce a climate-change skeptic or two. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Heart-stopping in its coverage of the brave and risky attempt by a scientist named James Balog and his team of researchers on the Extreme Ice Survey, where "extreme" refers to their efforts almost more than to the ice. show more

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Awards

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