Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In Chasing Ice, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Traveling with a team of young adventurers across the brutal Arctic, Balog risks his career and his well-being in pursuit of the biggest story facing humanity. As the debate polarizes America, and the intensity of natural disasters ramps up globally, Chasing Ice depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to deliver fragile hope to our carbon-powered planet.
Director: Jeff Orlowski
Cast: James Balog, Svavar Jónatansson, Louie Psihoyos, Kitty Boone, Sylvia Earle Ph.D., Dennis Dimick, Adam Lewinter, Jason Box Ph.D., Tad Pfeffer Ph.D., Suzanne Balog
Chasing Ice LLC
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