Ice and the Sky

Ice and the Sky

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  • Luc Jacquet


  • Claude Lorius
  • Michel Papineschi
  • Jacques-Yves Cousteau

The inspiring story of Claude Lorius who has dedicated his life to studying the icescapes of Antarctica. His groundbreaking discoveries would sound the alarm for the global warming crisis and expose humankind's devastating impact on the Earth's climate.

March of the Penguins director Luc Jacquet returns to the Antarctic with this account of the life of Claude Lorius, the French glaciologist who predicted catastrophic climate change. In 1955, Lorius replied to an ad for a one-year journey in the Antarctic. Six decades years later, after more than 20 expeditions, Lorius remains a pioneer in the study of the alarming effects of climate change. 

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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, Minneapolis, MN