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CHASING ICE
 

 

                                 Chikaming Open Lands 

                                                                 and 

            Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve 

                      presents the third annual Environmental Film Festival; GREEN SCREENS

JUST EAT IT  Synopsis:  We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking.

CHASING ICE  Synopsis: Acclaimed National Geographic 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.

 

                                                     (Two Films  -  Two Wednesday Nights)  

               - JUST EAT IT, 07/12  &  CHASING ICE, 08/09  -  

                                       Seating is limited! Advance reservations recommended.

                                $10 per person, per film ($8 for COL and/or Fernwood members),

                           $15 per person for both films ($12 for COL and/or Fernwood members).

               Register by contacting Fernwood at (269) 695-6491 or www.fernwoodbotanical.org

 

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    CHASING ICE    

     1hr 14min    PG-13    Documentary

          Wednesday

          August  9th

             7:00 pm      

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