• Released
  • November 9, 2012
  • (NY; 11/23 LA)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 15 min
  • Art House/Foreign
Chasing Ice Synopsis
James Balog uses time-lapse cameras to capture a multiyear record of the world's changing glaciers.
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A picture tells a thousand words

By insync
I had seen Balog's presentation in 2011 - and I knew I had to see the film. Chasing Ice documents without any doubt that humanity's use of fossil fuels is warming our climate. This is a wake up call...

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By Enviro Activist
Chasing Ice in addition to being stunningly beautiful is one of the most important environmental films of the decade. It is a must see for anyone concern about their grand children's future....


By nmaclaine
Amazing photographic record of the accelerating melting of the glaciers. Not only time-lapse over years but some calving events caught real-time in motion. Sit close to the screen....

This picture is worth a million words!

By Kayhi
Warning: if you see this movie you maybe very motivated to actually do something about global warming. My idea of where to start: treat a friend who is a doubter to see this movie....

Chasing Ice an Embarrassment--and I believe climate change is real.

By heidi.burgess
This movie tries to make the case that climate change is real by showing time lapse photos of retreating glaciers. But it's bigger point is that the "star" and creator of the show--James Balog --has...

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By timothybstokes
The allure of the Titanic natural ice sculptures, the shots of the arctic seascapes, and remote natural environments, recorded by the National Geographic photographer that spearheaded this...

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By sjholland
Breath taking photography of a world that is too quickly disappearing. Must See Movie!...

Seeing is believing

By gcarver2
A beautiful, sad, and frightening look at the consequences of our global hydrocarbon addiction. Watching rocky and dessicated landscapes appear under the rapidly retreating glaciers brought to mind...

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief Strong Language