CHASING ICE screening in Edinburgh
Bike-powered outdoor screening
Best Cinematography Sundance 2012, Audience Award SXSW 2012
“a big screen phenomenon that simultaneously terrifies, astounds, entertains, and educates” Sandy Cannon-Brown
When National Geographic photographer James Balog asked, “How can one take a picture of climate change?” his attention was immediately drawn to ice. Soon he was asked to do a cover story on glaciers that became the most popular and well-read piece in the magazine’s recent history. But for Balog, this marked the beginning of a much longer project that would reach epic proportions. In his breathtakingly beautiful documentary, filmmaker Jeff Orlowski follows the indomitable photographer as he brings to life the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS)—a massive photography project that placed 30 cameras across three continents to gather visual evidence of the earth’s melting ice. The story of a visionary artist who, in facing his own mortality, bequeaths the magic of photography and the adventure of the expedition to a new generation and captures the most visible sign of climate change on the planet today.
Interactive bike-powered screening
Join us (and join in) under the stars as we pedal through the film at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. Please bring warm clothing and a waterproof as rain cover is limited.
Entrance via the John Hope Gateway. Doors open 6.45, bar with hot and cold drinks open until 7.30pm.
Screened with support from the Royal Botanic Gardens and Edinburgh Woodcraft Folk’s Guerrilla Cinema. To view our full festival programme visit the Take One Action website
CHASING ICE is also showing in Glasgow Tuesday 25th September 2012. Click here for more information and where to book tickets.
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Take One Action Film Festivals
Take One Action is Scotland’s global action cinema project. We link audiences, movies, campaigners and communities to inspire shared responses to issues of global concern. Our annual festival and tour bring the best of all the action together. See all our tour events at www.facebook.com/takeoneaction/events