Chasing Ice Documentary Screening and Discussion
Residential Education and The Woods Institute for the Environment are sponsoring a screening of the film Chasing Ice. The award winning documentary was directed by Stanford Alumni Jeff Orlowski '07. After the film, Jeff will be joined by Professors Noah Diffenbaugh, Terry Root and Michael Wara in a panel discussion about the film and the environmental issues that it exposed.
Chasing Ice is a 2012 documentary film about the efforts of photographer James Balog and his Extreme Ice Survey to publicize the effects of climate change, directed by Jeff Orlowski. It was released in the United States on November 16, 2012. The documentary includes scenes from a glacier calving event that took place at Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland, lasting 75 minutes, the longest such event ever captured on film.