Antarctica: Ice and Sky

Presented with 350 Maine

From Oscar-winning director Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) comes a stirring portrait of French glaciologist, Claude Lorius, whose groundbreaking research in Antarctica gave us the first clear evidence of man-made global climate change.

Lorius discovered his destiny as a college student when he joined an expedition to Antarctica in 1955; land essentially untouched by scientific experiment. He would go on to participate in twenty-two expeditions during his long career, facing unforgiving conditions and brutal personal challenges that were rewarded with an amazing discovery: using ice cores thousands of meters deep, tiny air bubbles suspended in the ice reveal the composition of the planet's atmosphere over nearly a million years. Through remarkable archival footage and stunning drone cinematography, Antarctica: Ice and Sky is an epic tale where science and adventure meet, equal parts contemplative memoir and an ardent call to action.

Directed by Luc Jacquet
89 minutes

Show Times

  • Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
  • Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Tickets

$8 general admission
$6 for members and students w/ valid i.d.

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