Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Free screening tonight of Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice Environmental Documentary FREE Screening + Discussion Event

From the producer of the Academy Award-winning Documentary "The Cove", Chasing Ice is the story of National Geographic's award-winning photographer James Balong's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of climate change.

Using time-lapse cameras, his videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.

FREE to anyone! Screening on March 5th, at 7 pm, followed by a discussion with professors, students and the public audience.

Two guests for discussion: a documentary film professor who specializes in documentary mode and representation, and a geography professor who specializes in climate change and glacier response.

We put together this event for the following reasons:
1. It is a visually astonishing documentary
2. It deals with serious environmental issues
3. We want to raise more awareness from the public on these problems and possibly facilitate some environmental actions

Innis College, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue, Room 107
Toronto, Ontario


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