Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

DVD - 2013
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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. Chasing Ice; is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey.
Publisher: [United States] : New Video Group, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen.t
Branch Call Number: 551.5253 Cha
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (75 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language


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SnoIsleLib_BrianH Jun 22, 2018

A moving piece of music by Josh Ralph featuring violinist Joshua Bell and actress and singer Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is the reason I took this documentary home. The interesting phenomenon of photographing glaciers over a 3 year time period was captivating and revealing. Award winning 2014 News and Documentary Emmy® award for Outstanding Nature Programming.

May 29, 2018

Seeing this documentary was made in 2012, and most of the events that were recorded was from 2008 -2012 is very scary. If it was that bad then, I think we have already passed the point of no return. We are already seeing extreme storms and issues all around the globe, just like the documentary said.

DPLjosie Mar 27, 2018

While this documentary is sometimes clunky in its execution, it is an overall thing of beauty. I found splendor, even in the destruction of our glaciers. Well worth watching.

Nov 26, 2017


Jun 25, 2017

There is very little footage of glaciers melting, and it's more of a movie about the people and process of filming the glaciers.

Mar 11, 2017

Incredible. Even on my small screen. Highly recommend this.
Ah, we humans are so mean to our planet earth.

Jan 17, 2017

Beautiful photos, fantastic video, amazing story of James Balog's quest to photo document glacier recession. Articulate and compelling. Highly recommended. A stake in the heart of the climate change deniers.

Jul 01, 2016

Fascinating, frightening. Crazy, cool. Stunning visuals, beautiful and clearly a reality check for global warming. The final calving footage is amazing.

Apr 30, 2016

Excellent film with unique cinematography and a multi-faceted story centering on climate change effect on glaciers.

Apr 19, 2016

GLobal warning is here. This documentary says it all.. A must see to protect our planet. "Calving" like you have never seen before.

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