Chasing Ice: Upcoming Community Events on Climate Change
April 23, 2015
Coffee hour with Jeff Orlowski | 9:30-11:00 AM | 501 Rudder
Reception | 5-6:00 p.m. | Rudder Exhibit Hall
Chasing Ice screening & panel discussion | 6-8:30 p.m. | Rudder Theatre
( This is a free event open to the public. Tickets available at the MSC Box Office.
Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian and Texas A&M University climate scientist Prof. Saravanan spoke with the local television station on Brazos Valley Magazine to share details about the screening of the award-winning film.
About the Film:
Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, Chasing Ice won the award for Excellence in Cinematography and has gone on to screen at more than 50 festivals around the world. It places a spotlight on climate change using a blend of time-lapse photography and innovative cinematography techniques. With the use of revolutionary time-lapse cameras, Chasing Ice compresses years of glacial retreat into hauntingly beautiful videos that follow a world-class photographer’s endeavor to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet.
About the Speaker:
Jeff Orlowski is the director of the documentary Chasing Ice, which he began shooting as an undergraduate at Stanford University. A photographer and filmmaker, Jeff Orlowski has worked exclusively with National Geographic photographer James Balog and the Extreme Ice Survey, which has led him to document the effects of climate change in some of the
most extreme climates and places on earth. He is the founder of exposurelabs, a production company geared toward socially relevant filmmaking. His work has aired on the National Geographic Channel, CNN and NBC and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, NPR and Popular Mechanics. He has traveled on tour representing the Sundance Institute, President Obama’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities, and the National Endowment of the Arts. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
For information: Contact Dr. Srividya Ramasubramanian at firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-sponsors: Office of Public Partnerships & Outreach, College of Liberal Arts, Texas Center for Climate Studies, Office of Sustainability, Department of Communication, Department of Geography, Environmental Programs in Geosciences, Film Studies Program, Texas Sea Grant, Academy of Visual & Performing Arts, Glasscock Center, Aggie Cinema, Aggie Agora, and Media Rise